Security Updates for Adobe Flash Player
Date: 13 May 2016
The purpose of this advisory is to bring attention to the recently released security updates for Adobe Flash Player.
Adobe has released Security Bulletin APSB16-15 to address critical vulnerabilities that could allow an attacker to take control of vulnerable systems. All OS platforms are reported as being impacted.
Affected software versions:
- Adobe Flash Player Desktop Runtime 188.8.131.52 and earlier versions
- Adobe Flash Player Extended Support Release 184.108.40.2063 and earlier versions
- Adobe Flash Player for Google Chrome 220.127.116.11 and earlier versions
- Adobe Flash Player for Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer 11 18.104.22.168 and earlier versions
- Adobe Flash Player for Internet Explorer 11 22.214.171.124 and earlier versions
- Adobe Flash Player for Linux 126.96.36.1996 and earlier versions
- AIR Desktop Runtime 188.8.131.52 and earlier versions
- AIR SDK 184.108.40.206 and earlier versions
- AIR SDK & Compiler 220.127.116.11 and earlier versions
CVE References: CVE-2016-1096, CVE-2016-1097, CVE-2016-1098, CVE-2016-1099, CVE-2016-1100, CVE-2016-1101, CVE-2016-1102, CVE-2016-1103, CVE-2016-1104, CVE-2016-1105, CVE-2016-1106, CVE-2016-1107, CVE-2016-1108, CVE-2016-1109, CVE-2016-1110, CVE-2016-4108, CVE-2016-4109, CVE-2016-4110, CVE-2016-4111, CVE-2016-4112, CVE-2016-4113, CVE-2016-4114, CVE-2016-4115, CVE-2016-4116, CVE-2016-4117.
CCIRC recommends that system administrators test and deploy the vendor-released updates to affected applications accordingly.
Adobe Security Bulletin: https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb16-15.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.
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