Adobe issues Emergency Flash Player update to patch critical zero-day threat
Adobe issues Emergency Flash Player update to patch critical zero-day threat: Adobe is recommending that users update their Flash Players immediately. The company has published an emergency security bulletin today, that addresses vulnerabilities the Flash Player and released a patch to fix a vulnerability which is currently being exploited in a sophisticated cyber espionage campaign.
“Adobe is aware of reports that an exploit for this vulnerability exists in the wild, and recommends users apply the updates referenced in the security bulletin.”
The vulnerability (CVE-2014-0497), allows an attacker to remotely take control of the targeted system hosting Flash. “These updates address a critical vulnerability that could potentially allow an attacker to remotely take control of the affected system” advisory said.