Adobe releases emergency security patch for Flash Player


Adobe released critical security patch for Adobe Flash Player. The patch address Nineteen (19) flaws including multiple zero day vulnerabilities and CVE-2015-8561 is being actively exploited in the wild.These flaws allows attackers to take complete control of the systems remotely. The Linux and Mac operating systems are affected apart from Windows.

Here are the details of the 19 vulnerabilities patched in the emergency APSB16-01 update:

– A type confusion vulnerability that could lead to code execution (CVE-2015-8644).
– An integer overflow vulnerability that could lead to code execution (CVE-2015-8651).
– An use-after-free vulnerabilities that could lead to code execution (CVE-2015-8634, CVE-2015-8635, CVE-2015-8638, CVE-2015-8639, CVE-2015-8640, CVE-2015-8641, CVE-2015-8642, CVE-2015-8643, CVE-2015-8646, CVE-2015-8647, CVE-2015-8648, CVE-2015-8649, CVE-2015-8650).
– The memory corruption vulnerabilities that could lead to code execution (CVE-2015-8459, CVE-2015-8460, CVE-2015-8636, CVE-2015-8645).

Affected versions of Adobe Flash Player are Flash Player versions and for Windows and Mac. Flash Player version for Google Chrome.Flash Player version for Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 10. Flash Player version for IE 10 and 11 on Windows 8.x and Flash Player version for Linux.

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