Multiple Vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player and AIR
Date: 09 December 2009
The purpose of this advisory is to bring attention to multiple code execution vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player and AIR.
Multiple critical vulnerabilities have been identified in Adobe Flash Player and AIR, which could be exploited by an attacker to execute code remotely, allow information disclosure or control vulnerable systems.
Adobe recommends that organizations update to Adobe Flash Player version 10.0.42.34 and to Adobe AIR version 1.5.3.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Flash Player 9 will no longer be distributed.
CCIRC is not aware of any reports indicating that this vulnerability is being exploited, or that exploit code is available in the wild.
- Adobe Flash Player versions 10.0.32.18 and earlier
- AIR versions 1.5.2 and earlier
CVE-2009-3794, CVE-2009-3796, CVE-2009-3797, CVE-2009-3798, CVE-2009-3799, CVE-2009-3800, CVE-2009-3951, CVE-2009-4820
CCIRC recommends that administrators identify affected products, assess the need to update and identify potential dependencies regarding Flash Player 9.
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