Adobe Security Bulletin

Number: AV18-026
Date: 6 February 2018


The purpose of this advisory is to bring attention to a recently published Adobe security bulletin.


Adobe has released an update that fixes a vulnerability in Flash Player. A remote user could exploit this vulnerability and cause the execution of arbitrary code.

Affected Versions:

- Adobe Flash Player Desktop Runtime and earlier
- Adobe Flash Player for Google Chrome and earlier
- Adobe Flash Player for Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer 11 and earlier

CVE References: CVE-2018-4877, CVE-2018-4878

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
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