Adobe released security updates for Flash Player for Windows, macOS, Linux and Chrome OS.

Adobe released security updates for Flash Player for Windows, macOS, Linux and Chrome OS.

 

Adobe released security updates for Flash Player for Windows, macOS, Linux and Chrome OS. 

Quick Facts -

  • Adobe released security updates for Flash Player for Windows, macOS, Linux and Chrome OS.
  • It is a critical vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player and one important vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player installer.
  • Exploitation could lead to Arbitrary Code Execution and privilege escalations.
  • Affected Product -

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

  • Adobe categorizes these updates with the specific priority ratings and some are considered as Priority 1.
  • Vulnerability Category - Use after free / Insecure Library Loading (DLL hijacking).
  • CVE Number - CVE-2018-15982, CVE-2018-15983

Recommended Further Reading in Adobe Link.

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