Security Bulletin for Adobe Flash Player (APBS10-26)

Release date: November 4, 2010
Vulnerability identifier: APSB10-26
Platform: All Platforms

Summary:

Critical vulnerabilities have been identified in Adobe Flash Player 10.1.85.3 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux, and Solaris, and Adobe Flash Player 10.1.95.1 for Android. These vulnerabilities, including CVE-2010-3654 referenced in Security Advisory APSA10-05, could cause the application to crash and could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.

Adobe recommends users of Adobe Flash Player 10.1.85.3 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux, and Solaris update to Adobe Flash Player 10.1.102.64. We expect to make available an update for Flash Player 10.x for Android by November 9, 2010.

Affected software versions:

Adobe Flash Player 10.1.85.3 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux, and Solaris
Adobe Flash Player 10.1.95.1 for Android

To verify the version of Adobe Flash Player installed on your system, access the About Flash Player page, or right-click on content running in Flash Player and select "About Adobe (or Macromedia) Flash Player" from the menu. If you use multiple browsers, perform the check for each browser you have installed on your system.

Solution:

Adobe recommends all users of Adobe Flash Player 10.1.85.3 and earlier versions upgrade to the newest version 10.1.102.64 by downloading it from the Adobe Flash Player Download Center. Windows users can install the update via the auto-update mechanism within the product when prompted.

For users who cannot update to Flash Player 10.1.102.64, Adobe has developed a patched version of Flash Player 9, Flash Player 9.0.289.0, which can be downloaded from here.

http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb10-26.html