Several Adobe products received updates in terms of security the most important one fixing a critical vulnerability problem in its Flash Player. Being heavily exploited by cyber-attackers this update fixed 17 issues. One of those problems, named CVE-2016-789 in the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures was used by hackers by executing malicious code.
In a security report Adobe stated that they were aware of the problem and it was targeted at a small amount of users that ran Internet Explorer (32-bit) on Windows OS. They got anonymously tipped of this breach of security. Tuesday we saw Adobe fixing security problems in RoboHelp, Digital Editions, ColdFusion Builder, InDesign, DNG Converter, Experience Manager Forms, Experience Manager and Adobe Animate.
Two of the flaws encountered in DNG Converted and InDesign are regarded as being critical whilst the others are rated as important. Those who make use of this software are strongly advised to update their software as soon as they possibly can.
Those who prefer using browsing software instead of the Internet Explorer will have their software updated to the latest version of Flash Player, namely 184.108.40.206 automatically via update mechanisms of the respective browsers. The update is available on Windows, macOS and Linux.
They will have to check their respective browsers for the option of allowing Adobe to install updates and if they do not, it will be available for install via the update mechanism within the Adobe Software.
If you are not sure whether or not you have Adobe Flash installed on your PC, access the Adobe Flash Player official website. Multiple browser users should manually check their software and check for the available update on each one of them in order to make sure that they are all up to date.
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