Several new security flaws have been identified in Flash Player, an integrated plug-in to most web browsers for viewing animations and movies of the same name. Exploitation of these vulnerabilities allow a malicious individual or a virus to remotely execute malicious code on the computer of the victim to open a web page or a bomb Flash animation. A fix is available to correct the flaw announced on 10/14/14 and already exploited maliciously.
Adobe Flash Player 18.104.22.168 and lower versions
Adobe Flash Player 22.214.171.124 and lower versions
Adobe Flash Player 126.96.36.1995 and lower versions
Adobe Flash Player for Chrome and lower versions 188.8.131.52
Adobe Flash Player 19.0 for Microsoft Edge. 0207 and lower versions
Adobe Flash Player for Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 and lower versions 184.108.40.206
Adobe Flash Player for Microsoft Internet Explorer 10 and lower versions 220.127.116.11
The affected users should quickly install the new software version (Version 18.104.22.168 for Windows or above) via the publisher’s website, in order to secure their computer and prevent any hostile exploitation of these vulnerabilities by malicious individuals, viruses or other malicious programs.
You can check for Flash Player and determine the version number of this test page. If you have multiple browsers installed on your computer, it is necessary to repeat the verification and if necessary the installation for each browsers. If the version number does not change after the installation, close the browser, reopen it and then redisplay the test page, or even restart the computer and then redisplay thetest page.
NB: following a trade agreement between Adobe and Google, users are encouraged to install the Google Toolbar (Google Toolbar) or Google Chrome browser along the hotfix. These programs have no relation to the safety and functions include collecting information about the searches you perform, so unless you actually want to install, you must uncheck the checkbox précochée (red circles on image below) before clicking on the “Install Now”:
Similarly, following a trade agreement between Adobe and McAfee, users can also be encouraged to install the McAfee Security Scan software simultaneously updating Flash Player. This software has not to do with the security patch, also unless you actually want to install, you must uncheck précochée before clicking the button “Install Now”:
If you are interested in this software McAfee, it is recommended to read carefully the conditions of use in order to be informed of the details of features and counterparties.
For Microsoft Edge 11 browsers, and Internet Explorer 11 Internet Explorer 10, the update is automatically installed normally, but can also be downloaded from the publisher’s site. In the case of Google Chrome browser, the update is normally installed automatically via the update system of the browser. The installed version can be checked on the test page,
-> Adobe Security Bulletin APSB15-27 No. (in English)
-> Adobe Security Bulletin # APSA15-05 (in English)
-> Google Chrome Releases (English)
-> Microsoft Security Advisory (2755801) (English)
-> FAQ: how to tell if this software is installed on my computer?
-> FAQ: how to determine your software version number?
-> Free subscription to the letter Secuser Security to be informed by email of new vulnerabilities