Security Updates for Adobe Flash Player

Number: AV14-096
Date: 25 November 2014

Purpose

The purpose of this advisory is to bring attention to recently released security updates for Adobe Flash Player.

Assessment

Adobe has released the following security bulletins:
APSB14-26 - Security updates available for Adobe Flash Player

Details: These updates address vulnerabilities that could lead to code execution on the affected system.

Affected Products:
Adobe Flash Player 15.0.0.223 and earlier versions
Adobe Flash Player 13.0.0.252 and earlier 13.x versions
Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.418 and earlier versions for Linux

CVE References: CVE-2014-8439

Suggested action

CCIRC recommends that system administrators test and deploy the vendor-released updates to affected applications accordingly.

References

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb14-26.html

Note to Readers

In support of Public Safety's mission to build a safe and resilient Canada, CCIRC's mandate is to help ensure the security and resilience of the vital non-federal government cyber systems that underpin Canada's national security, public safety and economic prosperity. As Canada's computer security incident response team, CCIRC is Canada's national coordination centre for the prevention and mitigation of, preparedness for, response to, and recovery from cyber incidents on non-federal government systems. It does this by providing authoritative advice and support, and coordinating information sharing and incident response.

Please note, CCIRC PGP key has recently been updated.
http://www.publicsafety.gc.ca/cnt/ntnl-scrt/cbr-scrt/_fl/CCIRCPublicPGPKey.txt

For general information, please contact Public Safety Canada's Public Affairs division at:

Telephone: 613-944-4875 or 1-800-830-3118
Fax: 613-998-9589
E-mail: ps.communications-communications.sp@canada.ca

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