Author Topic: Adobe Fixed Critical Vulnerabilities in Flash and Shockwave  (Read 36 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline Quizmaster

  • Flying Nurse
  • Seasonal Competition Team
  • *
  • Posts: 23301
    • Smokey's Security Forums
  • .: Surf Queen
Adobe Fixed Critical Vulnerabilities in Flash and Shockwave
« Reply #1 on: March 15, 2017, 07:12:47 PM »
Adobe Fixed Critical Vulnerabilities in Flash and Shockwave
15 March 2017, 4:29 pm

Adobe has fixed several critical issues within Flash and Shockwave, rolling out an update on Tuesday. 

The company announced in a security advisory that the fresh update resolves seven vulnerabilities discovered in Adobe Flash Player, six of which were ranked as "critical." They impact Windows, Mac, Linux and Chrome OS operating systems that are running Flash versions 24.0.0.221 and earlier, so updating is pretty much mandatory at this point. 

The files reveal that one of the most critical problems they discovered was labeled CVE-2017-2997, which is a buffer overflow vulnerability discovered in the Primetime TVSDK allowing the customizing of advertising information. 

Other bugs they managed to weed out in the latest update are CVE-2017-2998 and CVE-2017-2999. They are both vulnerabilities found within the Primetime TVSDK API and Primetime TVSDK involving memory corruption. 

Adobe has also fixed three use-after-fr... (read more)

Source: Softpedia News / Security

>> To obtain the full Softpedia Security News article, click the link in the first post line <<

 


Except where otherwise stated, all content, graphics, banners and images included © 2006 - 2018 Smokey Services™ -- All rights reserved
Design board graphics, banners and images by DSTM & PseFrank

This site does not store profiling-, tracking-, third-party and/or any other non-essential cookie(s) on client computers and is fully compliant with the EU ePrivacy Directive
Smokey's does not use any Web Analytics/Analysis Service, and also does not use any browser fingerprinting techniques



Smokey's also provides free fully qualified Log / Malware Analysis & Removal Help and System Health Checks