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Adobe Flash Player SharedObject Type Confusion Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2011-04-12    Last Update:  2011-04-16    Views:  26,222

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Description


A vulnerability has been reported in Adobe Flash Player, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system


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Subject: Adobe Flash Player SharedObject Type Confusion Vulnerability

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mommy_of_ten RE: Adobe Flash Player SharedObject Type Confusion Vulnerability
Member 23rd Apr, 2011 21:44
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Last edited on 23rd Apr, 2011 21:44
would this cause videos and games to not run properly?

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Maurice Joyce RE: Adobe Flash Player SharedObject Type Confusion Vulnerability
Handling Contributor 23rd Apr, 2011 22:13
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Perhaps U are not aware but Secunia prefer users not to ask question on their Vulnerability Information Sub forum.

That said, there is a patch available for this item. Just follow these steps & your question will not apply.

UPDATING STANDALONE ADOBE FLASH

Uninstall Flash using the uninstaller here:

http://kb2.adobe.com/cps/141/tn_14157.html SAVE IT TO DESKTOP

Before using the uninstaller COMPLETELY EXIT (just closing them is not sufficient) all these:

a. All Browsers.
b. Windows Messenger.
c. Incredimail.
d. Adobe Free Reader.
e. PSI unless using Version 2.

1. Download & SAVE these to desktop.
http://fpdownload.adobe.com/get/flashplayer/curren...

& then here if U have any Gecko based browsers.

http://fpdownload.adobe.com/get/flashplayer/curren...

2. The installer will appear on the desk top. THE IMPORTANT BIT - Before agreeing to install check these programmes are completely shut down (use the Task Manager if necessary to COMPLETELY EXIT the running process):
a. All Browsers.
b. Windows Messenger.
c. Incredimail.
d. All Adobe Products.
e. PSI - Unless using version 2


3. The new install will then remove all old files during the update process.
4. Complete a PSI rescan & all should be in order.
5. Delete the Flash installer file from the desktop.

If U want to double check Flash is working & the version installed click here: http://www.adobe.com/software/flash/about/

Update 4 17:41 19/04/2011


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Maurice

Windows 7 SP1 64 Bit OS
HP Intel Pentium i7
IE 11 for Windows 7 SP1
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