Adobe Releases Fix for Flash

February 26, 2009

OVERVIEW:
Adobe released a fix for its Flash Player yesterday that mitigates 5 different attack vectors.  Some of the flaws could allow a malicious attacker to take over a compromised system merely by enticing a user to a page with a compromised .swf (Flash) file.

AFFECTED SOFTWARE:
Flash player 10.0.12.36 and earlier for:

Windows, Mac OSX, Linux

USEFUL LINKS:

Adobe Security Bulletin:
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb09-01.html

Patch for v. 10
http://www.adobe.com/go/getflashplayer

Patch for v. 9
http://www.adobe.com/go/kb406791

NOTES:

Make sure to patch each browser that you have installed.  You can do this by visiting the patch link each time for each browser.