Security Updates for Adobe Flash Player

Number: AV15-116
Date: 08 December 2015

Purpose

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

Assessment

Adobe has released Security Bulletin APSB15-32 to address critical vulnerabilities that could allow an attacker to take control of the affected system. 

Affected software versions:

- Adobe Flash Player Desktop Runtime 19.0.0.245 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh
- Adobe Flash Player Extended Support Release 18.0.0.261 and earlier for Windows and Macintosh
- Adobe Flash Player for Google Chrome 19.0.0.245 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and ChromeOS
- Adobe Flash Player for Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer 19.0.0.245 and earlier versions for Windows 10
- Adobe Flash Player for Internet Explorer 10 and 19.0.0.245 and earlier versions for Windows 8.0 and 8.1
- Adobe Flash Player for Linux 11.2.202.548 and earlier versions for Linux
- AIR Desktop Runtime 19.0.0.241 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh
- AIR SDK 19.0.0.241 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, Android and iOS
- AIR SDK & Compiler 19.0.0.241 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, Android and iOS
- AIR for Android 19.0.0.241 and earlier versions for Android

CVE References: CVE-2015-8045, CVE-2015-8047, CVE-2015-8048, CVE-2015-8049, CVE-2015-8050, CVE-2015-8051, CVE-2015-8052, CVE-2015-8053, CVE-2015-8054, CVE-2015-8055, CVE-2015-8056, CVE-2015-8057, CVE-2015-8058, CVE-2015-8059, CVE-2015-8060, CVE-2015-8061, CVE-2015-8062, CVE-2015-8063, CVE-2015-8064, CVE-2015-8065, CVE-2015-8066, CVE-2015-8067, CVE-2015-8068, CVE-2015-8069, CVE-2015-8070, CVE-2015-8071, CVE-2015-8401, CVE-2015-8402, CVE-2015-8403, CVE-2015-8404, CVE-2015-8405, CVE-2015-8406, CVE-2015-8407, CVE-2015-8408, CVE-2015-8409, CVE-2015-8410, CVE-2015-8411, CVE-2015-8412, CVE-2015-8413, CVE-2015-8414, CVE-2015-8415, CVE-2015-8416, CVE-2015-8417, CVE-2015-8419, CVE-2015-8420, CVE-2015-8421, CVE-2015-8422, CVE-2015-8423, CVE-2015-8424, CVE-2015-8425, CVE-2015-8426, CVE-2015-8427, CVE-2015-8428, CVE-2015-8429, CVE-2015-8430, CVE-2015-8431, CVE-2015-8432, CVE-2015-8433, CVE-2015-8434, CVE-2015-8435, CVE-2015-8436, CVE-2015-8437, CVE-2015-8438, CVE-2015-8439, CVE-2015-8440, CVE-2015-8441, CVE-2015-8442, CVE-2015-8443, CVE-2015-8444, CVE-2015-8445, CVE-2015-8446, CVE-2015-8447, CVE-2015-8448, CVE-2015-8449, CVE-2015-8450, CVE-2015-8451, CVE-2015-8452, CVE-2015-8453.

Suggested Action

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

References:

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb15-32.html

Note to Readers

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