|angelheart12202||5 High Risk Security Threats|
|12th Jun, 2010 13:47|
User Since: 20th May, 2010
System Score: N/A
I was informed while working at my art site that I had 5 high threat risks involving Adobe Flash Player 10.x, 9.x and Adobe Air 1.x.I have run the scan 4 times and cannot get a patch nor remove these threats.After scanning,I get the same message that I have these threats even after reporting them to Adobe.I am not a technical genius but if you can help and describe what I need to do I would be very grateful.
|gjjean||RE: 5 High Risk Security Threats|
|12th Jun, 2010 15:37|
User Since: 9th Apr 2010
System Score: 100%
Please read the following threads in secunia:
HP pavilion DV6
Win 7 64bit - SP1
IE10 + MSSE4.3.215
|TiMow||RE: 5 High Risk Security Threats|
|12th Jun, 2010 16:52|
User Since: 26th Jun 2009
System Score: N/A
Last edited on 12th Jun, 2010 17:24
Flash is used by your browsers for graphics, videos, games etc.
IE uses Flash (ActiveX) - PSI require this version for the display of it's graphics (pie chart and bars).
Other browsers need Flash (NPAPI).
When you install/update Flash you normally need to do this twice - once using IE for ActiveX, and once using another browser for NPAPI.
1) Download to desktop Flash uninstaller (to remove all old flash) from here:
2) Close all programs that use flash - all browsers and PSI (right click tray icon, bottom right, and Exit);
3) Run Flash uninstaller from desktop;
4) Reboot (restart) PC
5) Re-open browser(s) - IE and Another (if apllicable);
6) Download current flash from here (2x):
using IE, (for IE ActiveX) N.B. PSI requires this for graphics, even if you don't actively use IE; and
using another browser (e.g. Firefox) for NPAPI
Air should not require uninstalling prior to updating.
Download current version from here:
Reboot (restart) PC and full rescan PSI (you will need to activate PSI from All Programs, from Start menu).
Both Flash - ActiveX and NPAPI - should show under Patched tab of PSI (If not already, then click "Advanced", top right of PSI window, then OK,) - see "Adobe Flash Payer 10.x" ; version no. 10.1.53.64
Adobe Air should also show here, version no. 184.108.40.20610
Post back, if you still show insecurities, after the above.
EDIT: sorry about all the e-mail notifications for "edits" - after re-reading I had to make typo corrections, include additional info, and re-order (a couple of times).
Computing is not yet a perfect science - it still requires humans.