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New Adobe Flash Player

NOTE ADOBE FLASH PLAYER IS NOT REQUIRED ON MOST COMPUTERS AS IT IS A SECURITY RISK!   https://lifehacker.com/you-really-shouldnt-be-running-adobe-flash-player...    NOTE these downloads do not require the adobe download manager!!    Adobe suggests downloading the update from the Adobe Flash Player Download Center, that link includes a pre-checked option to install unnecessary extras, such as McAfee Scan Plus or Google Drive. If you use the download center, uncheck any unnecessary extras.  Be sure to uncheck any unwanted add-ons if offered. These instructions are NOT applicable to Flash Player included with Microsoft Edge or Internet Explorer on Windows 8 and later or with Google Chrome on all supported operating systems.  Please visit the Flash Player Help page (link is external)for instructions on enabling (or disabling) Flash Player in various browsers.   

If you use a Mac, see Uninstall Flash Player | Mac (link is external) (link is external)

 New Adobe Flash Player has been released To get go here for the adobe flash player uninstaller (1.4 mb) go here. https://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player/kb/uninstall-flash-player-windows.h... (link is external) NOTE SCROLL  down this NEW page to the bottom to get this the ad on free version and there are 3 versions one For Firefox and one for Opera and Chromium based browsers PPAPI  https://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player/kb/installation-problems-flash-play... (link is external) has been released..


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Re: New Adobe Flash Player

Release notes    https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb18-42.html

Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Flash Player for Windows, macOS, Linux and Chrome OS. These updates address one critical vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player and one important vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player installer. Successful exploitation could lead to Arbitrary Code Execution and privilege escalation in the context of the current user respectively. 

Adobe is aware of reports that an exploit for CVE-2018-15982 exists in the wild.

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Re: New Adobe Flash Player

Stop us if you've heard this one: A Flash zero-day vulnerability is being actively targeted in the wild.

In the meantime, Adobe has issued a patch to address both CVE-2018-15982 and CVE-2018-15983


Adobe has issued security bulletin APSB18-42 that states that Flash Player and earlier are affected by this vulnerability, which has been assigned the CVE-2018-15982 ID. To resolve this vulnerability, users should update to version immediately.

This update also resolves DLL hijacking vulnerability in the program that would allow a bad actor to load a malicious DLL when Flash Player starts.

To be truly safe, it is recommended that all users uninstall Flash Player unless they absolutely need it for an internal application. Adobe plans on retiring flash in 2020 and most sites that have utilized it in the past have moved to other technologies.



Re: New Adobe Flash Player

Adobe Releases Security Updates
Original release date: December 06, 2018
Adobe has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Flash Player installer. An attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system.


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