Security Updates for Adobe Flash Player

Number: AV15-107
Date: 10 November 2015


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


Adobe has released Security Bulletin APSB15-28 to address critical vulnerabilities that could allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.  All Platforms are reported as affected.

Affected software versions:

- Adobe Flash Player Desktop Runtime and earlier Windows and Macintosh
- Adobe Flash Player Extended Support Release and earlier Windows and Macintosh
- Adobe Flash Player for Google Chrome and earlier Windows, Macintosh, Linux and     ChromeOS
- Adobe Flash Player for Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer 11 and earlier Windows 10
- Adobe Flash Player for Internet Explorer 10 and 11 and earlier Windows 8.0 and 8.1
- Adobe Flash Player for Linux and earlier Linux
- AIR Desktop Runtime and earlier Windows and Macintosh
- AIR SDK and earlier Windows, Macintosh, Android and iOS
- AIR SDK & Compiler and earlier Windows, Macintosh, Android and iOS
- AIR for Android and earlier Android

CVE References: CVE-2015-7651, CVE-2015-7652, CVE-2015-7653, CVE-2015-7654, CVE-2015-7655, CVE-2015-7656, CVE-2015-7657, CVE-2015-7658, CVE-2015-7659, CVE-2015-7660, CVE-2015-7661, CVE-2015-7662, CVE-2015-7663, CVE-2015-8042, CVE-2015-8043, CVE-2015-8044, CVE-2015-8046 2015-7616, CVE-2015-7617, CVE-2015-7618, CVE-2015-7619, CVE-2015-7620, CVE-2015-7621, CVE-2015-7622, CVE-2015-7623, CVE-2015-7624

Suggested Action

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


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.

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

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