Adobe patches Flash
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 126.96.36.199 and earlier can be exploited by attackers armed with malicious .swf-formatted Flash files. "Multiple input validation errors have been identified in Flash Player 188.8.131.52 and earlier versions that could lead to the potential execution of arbitrary code," the advisory read.
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