The vulnerability allows attacker to gain control of the host computer. Adobe said it will publish a patcj on 5th of February to fix the issue. Meanwhile, it is recommended to avoid using Flash.
Vulnerability affects all major platforms, including:
- Adobe Flash Player Desktop Runtime for Windows and Mac
- Adobe Flash Player for Google Chrome for Windows, Mac, Linux and Chrome OS
- Adobe Flash Player for Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 10 and 8.1
- Adobe Flash Player Desktop Runtime for Linux
Versions 188.8.131.52 and below are vulnerable.
Written by: Petteri Pyyny @ 4 Feb 2018 7:21