Security Update for Adobe Flash Player
Date: 12 December 2017
The purpose of this advisory is to bring attention to recently released security update for Adobe Flash Player.
Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Flash Player for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Chrome OS. These updates address a regression that could lead to the unintended reset of the global settings preference file.
Affected software versions:
- Adobe Flash Player Desktop Runtime 18.104.22.168 and earlier versions Windows, Macintosh
- Adobe Flash Player for Google Chrome 22.214.171.124 and earlier versions Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Chrome OS
- Adobe Flash Player for Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer 11 126.96.36.199 and earlier versions Windows 10 and 8.1
- Adobe Flash Player Desktop Runtime 188.8.131.52 and earlier versions Linux
CVE Reference: CV-2017-11305
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.
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