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Security Updates Available for Adobe Flash Player

Original release date: February 27, 2013

Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Flash Player. These updates address vulnerabilities that could cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of an affected system.

Adobe is aware of reports that CVE-2013-0643 and CVE-2013-0648 are being exploited in the wild in targeted attacks designed to trick the user into clicking a link that directs to a website serving malicious Flash (SWF) content.

Security updates are available for the following versions of Adobe Flash Player:

  • Adobe Flash Player 11.6.602.168 and earlier versions for Windows
  • Adobe Flash Player 11.6.602.167 and earlier versions for Macintosh
  • Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.270 and earlier versions for Linux

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review Adobe Security Bulletin APSB13-08 and follow best practice security policies to determine if their organization is affected and the appropriate response.

This product is provided subject to this Notification and this Privacy & Use policy.

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