Security Updates for Adobe Flash Player
Date: 28 December 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 22.214.171.124 and earlier Windows and Macintosh
- Adobe Flash Player Extended Support Release 126.96.36.1998 and earlier Windows and Macintosh
- Adobe Flash Player for Google Chrome 188.8.131.52 and earlier Windows, Macintosh, Linux and ChromeOS
- Adobe Flash Player for Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer 11 184.108.40.206 and earlier Windows 10
- Adobe Flash Player for Internet Explorer 10 and 11 220.127.116.11 and earlier Windows 8.0 and 8.1
- Adobe Flash Player for Linux 18.104.22.1684 and earlier Linux
- AIR Desktop Runtime 22.214.171.124 and earlier Windows and Macintosh
- AIR SDK 126.96.36.199 and earlier Windows, Macintosh, Android and iOS
- AIR SDK & Compiler 188.8.131.52 and earlier Windows, Macintosh, Android and iOS
- AIR for Android 184.108.40.206 and earlier Android
CVE References: CVE-2015-8459, CVE-2015-8460, CVE-2015-8634, CVE-2015-8635, CVE-2015-8636, CVE-2015-8638, CVE-2015-8639, CVE-2015-8640, CVE-2015-8641, CVE-2015-8642, CVE-2015-8643, CVE-2015-8644, CVE-2015-8645, CVE-2015-8646, CVE-2015-8647, CVE-2015-8648, CVE-2015-8649, CVE-2015-8650, CVE-2015-8651
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.
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