“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.
Adobe is aware of a report that an exploit for CVE-2016-7892 exists in the wild, and is being used in limited, targeted attacks against users running Internet Explorer (32-bit) on Windows.”
See Adobe Security BulletinGNU/Linux has long been in second place when it comes to support from Adobe. Flashplugin is my key point of pain. I guess it got to Adobe too, because now GNU/Linux has the same version as That Other OS. About time, at least until FLASH dies a painful death. Folk have tended to use Google’s Chrome browser because Google coded in their own player. I’ve always preferred FireFox. Now I won’t have to switch to play some awful Flash…
Flash Player version installed on this system : 126.96.36.199
Flash Player version available on upstream site: 188.8.131.52
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My MissionMy observations and opinions about IT are based on 40 years of use in science and technology and lately, in education. I like IT that is fast, cost-effective and reliable. My first use of GNU/Linux in 2001 was so remarkably better than what I had been using, I feel it is important work to share GNU/Linux with the world. Now that I'm retired I still use GNU/Linux on every computer in my home except the smartphones which run Android/Linux.
Lately, I've been giving lots of thought to the world I inherited and which I will leave to my descendants. I'm planting grass, trees, flowers and vegetables in my large lot and I've ordered a Solo EV. I plan to charge my Solo by means of a tracking solar array. Life is good if you have a purpose. I do.