Adobe Patches Flash Vulnerabilities

Adobe this week fixed critical vulnerabilities within its Flash Player that could allow an attacker to take control of an affected system. According to a company advisory, all current versions of Flash 9, 8 and 7 are affected by the problem, which relates to not validating certain input.

As a result, Adobe has released new versions of Flash for all platforms. is the newest release for Windows and Mac, while is available for Linux. has also been released for Flash 8 users, in addition to a patch for users who cannot upgrade from Flash 7. More information and upgrade instructions are available from Adobe's Web site.

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