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Woody7 Adobe Flash Player
Member 13th Nov, 2011 01:22
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Hello,

I just ran a complete scan with PSI v2.0.0.4003.

Adobe Flash version 10.3.183.10 (ActiveX) & (NPAPI) both show as patched and up to date.

Yet on The Secunia main page I see a security advisory for flashplayer 11x.

Should PSI be indicating Flash 10 as end of life and prompting me to install version 11 ?

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Program Name:
Adobe Flash Player 10.x (ActiveX)

Security State:
Patched

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

Instances Found:
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Macromed\Flash\Flash10x.ocx, version: 10.3.183.10 (ActiveX)

Last System Scan (localtime):
12. Nov 2011, 15:09

Operating System:
Microsoft Windows XP Professional,

---END---

---START---

Program Name:
Adobe Flash Player 10.x (NPAPI)

Security State:
Patched

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

Instances Found:
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Macromed\Flash\NPSWF32.dll, version: 10.3.183.10 (NPAPI)

Last System Scan (localtime):
12. Nov 2011, 15:09

Operating System:
Microsoft Windows XP Professional,

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Maurice Joyce RE: Adobe Flash Player
Handling Contributor 13th Nov, 2011 02:17
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No - PSI is a vulnerability checker & not a general updater. If any version of a programme U have installed is secure it will not advise U to update.

FAQ reference here:

http://secunia.com/products/consumer/PSI/faq/#q6

If U do manually update to a more recent version PSI will register it for future reporting provided it is not in BETA.

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Maurice

Windows 7 SP1 64 Bit OS
HP Intel Pentium i7
IE 11 for Windows 7 SP1
16GB RAM
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Woody7 RE: Adobe Flash Player
Member 13th Nov, 2011 08:12
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on 13th Nov, 2011 02:17, Maurice Joyce wrote:
No - PSI is a vulnerability checker & not a general updater. If any version of a programme U have installed is secure it will not advise U to update.

FAQ reference here:

http://secunia.com/products/consumer/PSI/faq/#q6

If U do manually update to a more recent version PSI will register it for future reporting provided it is not in BETA.


Thanks for the clarification.The link helped. So apparently the version of flash I'm running is not EOL.
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