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Adobe warns of new Flash Player security threat

Adobe Flash Player updatedOver on Adobe’s support page the company has warned of yet another security flaw in their popular Flash Player software.

This new threat can potentially compromise a user’s machine by causing memory corruption and allowing a malicious website to install malware on the affected PC.

Flash versions vulnerable are 10.3.181.23 and earlier for Windows, Mac, Linux and Solaris.

Check to see which version you have installed with Mozilla’s handy plugin check. If you’re not up to date head on over to the Flash Player download page.

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Google updates Chrome with Flash Player fix

New Chrome logo (only available in latest beta).The latest Flash Player exploit which uses a Flash (.swf) file embedded in a Microsoft Word (.doc) file has finally been plugged by Adobe.

Google have updated their Chrome browser with the relevant fix which plugs the critical hole in Adobe’s Flash Player software.

The latest build of Chrome is 10.0.648.205. You can find out if you have the latest version by clicking on the spanner in the upper-right then find ‘About Google Chrome’. This small update also fixes a few other issues listed here.

The Chrome Stable channel has been updated to 10.0.648.205 for Windows, Mac, Linux and Chrome Frame.  This release contains a new version of Adobe Flash which includes a fix for a security vulnerability.

Using IE? You can manually download the Flash update here.
Firefox users grab it from this page.

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