Flash Player Update Fixes A Bunch Of Vulnerabilities

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Adobe recently released updates to Flash Player and Air across all platforms, fixing a total of twelve security issues.

"Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Flash Player for Windows, Macintosh and Linux. These updates address vulnerabilities that could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system," the company said on September 9th.

The latest versions and affected versions are as follows (as listed on the Adobe site).

Latest Versions

Users of the Adobe Flash Player desktop runtime for Windows and Macintosh should update to Adobe Flash Player 15.0.0.152.

Users of the Adobe Flash Player Extended Support Release should update to Adobe Flash Player 13.0.0.244.

Users of Adobe Flash Player for Linux should update to Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.406.

Adobe Flash Player installed with Google Chrome, Internet Explorer 10 and Internet Explorer 11 will be automatically updated to the current version.

Users of the Adobe AIR desktop runtime, SDK and SDK and Compiler should update to version 15.0.0.249.

Users of Adobe AIR for Android should update to Adobe AIR 15.0.0.252.

Affected software versions

Adobe Flash Player 14.0.0.179 and earlier versions

Adobe Flash Player 13.0.0.241 and earlier 13.x versions

Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.400 and earlier versions for Linux

Adobe AIR desktop runtime 14.0.0.178 and earlier versions

Adobe AIR SDK 14.0.0.178 and earlier versions

Adobe AIR SDK & Compiler 14.0.0.178 and earlier versions

Adobe AIR 14.0.0.179 and earlier versions for Android

For specific instructions related to the versions you're running, and for additional details, go here.

Image via Adobe