“Adobe has released security updates for Flash Player that address critical vulnerabilities that could put Mac users at risk,” Joe Rossignol reports for MacRumors.
“Flash Player version 22.214.171.124 and earlier, Flash Player Extended Support Release version 126.96.36.1995 and earlier, and Flash Player for Google Chrome version 188.8.131.52 and earlier are affected on macOS Sierra and OS X,” Rossignol reports.
“Mac users should update to the latest Flash Player version through the built-in update mechanism, or by visiting the Adobe Flash Player Download Center,” Rossignol reports. “The latest vulnerabilities, discovered by Palo Alto Networks, Trend Micro, Tencent, and other researchers, could lead to nondescript “code execution.” Adobe gave the Flash Player updates its top priority rating, meaning that users should update immediately. ”
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