Saturday, 7 February 2015

Flash Player Vulnerability In Chrome And Internet Explorer Patched

Both Microsoft and Google yesterday released updates for a critical Flash Player vulnerability in Google Chrome and Internet Explorer 10 and 11 on Windows 8 and Windows 8.1. The vulnerability was Wednesday already patched by Adobe. Both Chrome on all supported platforms as IE10 and IE11 on the newer Windows versions feature an embedded Flash Player must update Google and Microsoft.

The vulnerability in Flash Player, the last few days and possibly since late last year actively used in attacks against Windows users. This happened partly through contaminated ads on popular websites . The exploit used in these attacks would according to Trend Micro not against Google Chrome users. Adobe also said in the warning that the observed attacks only against Firefox and IE users place on Windows.

In the case of Google Chrome in addition to the Flash Player leak also eleven vulnerabilities fixed in the browser itself.Through these vulnerabilities, an attacker could in the worst case read confidential information of other websites or modify.For most users of both Chrome and IE update will be installed automatically. Through this page , users can check whether they are using the latest version of Flash Player (

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