Feeds

Adobe plugs multi-platform Flash vulns

A patch in time...

Top 5 reasons to deploy VMware with Tegile

Adobe has published an update fixing numerous security vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash.

Earlier versions of Flash prior to 9.0.115.0 on multiple platforms (Mac OS, Linux, Windows) are subject to various security bugs that create the possibility of all sorts of mischief, including cross-site scripting attacks and information disclosure attacks. Denial of service or code injection attacks may also be possible. Several of the issues addressed involve input validation errors, which could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code after tricking users of vulnerable Flash clients into opening content on maliciously-constructed websites.

Separately Adobe also patched bugs in its GoLive HTML editor. Exploitation of the bugs involves tricking a user into including crafted BMP, DIB, RLE or PNG content into a GoLive document. That's not the easiest exploit scenario but, since the flaws carry the possibility of injecting malicious code onto vulnerable systems, worth guarding against nonetheless. ®

Remote control for virtualized desktops

More from The Register

next story
UK smart meters arrive in 2020. Hackers have ALREADY found a flaw
Energy summit bods warned of free energy bonanza
DRUPAL-OPCALYPSE! Devs say best assume your CMS is owned
SQLi hole was hit hard, fast, and before most admins knew it needed patching
Knock Knock tool makes a joke of Mac AV
Yes, we know Macs 'don't get viruses', but when they do this code'll spot 'em
Feds seek potential 'second Snowden' gov doc leaker – report
Hang on, Ed wasn't here when we compiled THIS document
Mozilla releases geolocating WiFi sniffer for Android
As if the civilians who never change access point passwords will ever opt out of this one
Why weasel words might not work for Whisper
CEO suspends editor but privacy questions remain
prev story

Whitepapers

Choosing cloud Backup services
Demystify how you can address your data protection needs in your small- to medium-sized business and select the best online backup service to meet your needs.
Getting started with customer-focused identity management
Learn why identity is a fundamental requirement to digital growth, and how without it there is no way to identify and engage customers in a meaningful way.
High Performance for All
While HPC is not new, it has traditionally been seen as a specialist area – is it now geared up to meet more mainstream requirements?
Intelligent flash storage arrays
Tegile Intelligent Storage Arrays with IntelliFlash helps IT boost storage utilization and effciency while delivering unmatched storage savings and performance.
The Heartbleed Bug: how to protect your business with Symantec
What happens when the next Heartbleed (or worse) comes along, and what can you do to weather another chapter in an all-too-familiar string of debilitating attacks?