The Flash critical flaw being exploited by hackers just been corrected by Adobe … and 23 other vulnerabilities.
We talked about Friday a critical flaw affects the plugin Adobe Flash . The firm then claimed to have found a temporary parade.
This issue is now part of the past, the US publisher today delivering new versions of Flash correcting this flaw … but 23 others , all considered critical. They thus allow an attacker to take control of the machine from a remote user.
The only flaw that makes today the subject of exploitation by cybercriminals remains one mentioned Friday. Attack that applies only Windows machines with an older version of Flash (up to 22.214.171.1246).
Anyway, these flaws affect Flash Player 126.96.36.199 and grind lower on Windows, OS X, Linux and Chrome OS and Flash Player 188.8.131.523 Extended Support Release (and lower) and Flash Player for Linux 11.2 .202.577 (and lower). Adobe recommends users to quickly switch to the drafts 184.108.40.206, and 220.127.116.113 18.104.22.1686 of its offer.
Recall that the update of this component is sometimes handled by the web browser itself. This is the case with Google Chrome , but also with Internet Explorer in Windows 8.1 and Windows 10, as well as Edge , the new web browser for Windows 10.