Adobe patches Flash

Thursday, 14 September 2006, 12:21 AM EST

Adobe urged users to update Flash Player immediately as it warned the program harbors 5 critical bugs that can let attackers take control of a computer.

In a security advisory posted on its site, Adobe noted that the vulnerabilities in versions 8.0.24.0 and earlier can be exploited by attackers armed with malicious .swf-formatted Flash files. "Multiple input validation errors have been identified in Flash Player 8.0.24.0 and earlier versions that could lead to the potential execution of arbitrary code," the advisory read.

At InformationWeek.

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