APSB17-15 - Security updates available for Flash Player

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Details
Vulnerability name/brief description APSB17-15 - Security updates available for Flash Player
CVE/CAN name
Vendor threat level Critical
SophosLabs threat level Critical
Solution APSB17-15
Vendor description Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Flash Player for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Chrome OS. These updates address critical vulnerabilities that could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.
SophosLabs comments No SophosLabs comments found
SophosLabs testing result No SophosLabs testing result found
Currently known exploits No currently known exploits found
First sample seen No samples found
Discovery date 05 九月 2017
Affected software Adobe Flash Player Desktop Runtime,
Adobe Flash Player for Google Chrome,
Adobe Flash Player for Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer 11,
Adobe Flash Player for Linux
References
Credits
  • MAPP
Revisions
  • Sep 05, 2017 - Initial Revision Written

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  • LOW RISK - There is little chance of this vulnerability being actively exploited by malware.
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Affected Software:

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