Adobe releases critical security update for Flash Player on Mac… again

“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 and earlier, Flash Player Extended Support Release version and earlier, and Flash Player for Google Chrome version 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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MacDailyNews Take: Shocker.


  1. What’s actually critical is the Adobe update for both Reader and Acrobat Pro. The update patches 71 CVE security vulnerabilities. That might be a record.

    At least there weren’t any zero-day exploits this month of Adobe junk. And at least Adobe patches all this crap. How they have patience with the crap results of their crap coding I have no idea. Sheesh.

    Reader & Acrobat Pro v15.020.20039 Patches:
    CVE numbers: CVE-2016-1089, CVE-2016-1091, CVE-2016-6939, CVE-2016-6940, CVE-2016-6941, CVE-2016-6942, CVE-2016-6943, CVE-2016-6944, CVE-2016-6945, CVE-2016-6946, CVE-2016-6947, CVE-2016-6948, CVE-2016-6949, CVE-2016-6950, CVE-2016-6951, CVE-2016-6952, CVE-2016-6953, CVE-2016-6954, CVE-2016-6955, CVE-2016-6956, CVE-2016-6957, CVE-2016-6958, CVE-2016-6959, CVE-2016-6960, CVE-2016-6961, CVE-2016-6962, CVE-2016-6963, CVE-2016-6964, CVE-2016-6965, CVE-2016-6966, CVE-2016-6967, CVE-2016-6968, CVE-2016-6969, CVE-2016-6970, CVE-2016-6971, CVE-2016-6972, CVE-2016-6973, CVE-2016-6974, CVE-2016-6975, CVE-2016-6976, CVE-2016-6977, CVE-2016-6978, CVE-2016-6979, CVE-2016-6988, CVE-2016-6993, CVE-2016-6994, CVE-2016-6995, CVE-2016-6996, CVE-2016-6997, CVE-2016-6998, CVE-2016-6999, CVE-2016-7000, CVE-2016-7001, CVE-2016-7002, CVE-2016-7003, CVE-2016-7004, CVE-2016-7005, CVE-2016-7006, CVE-2016-7007, CVE-2016-7008, CVE-2016-7009, CVE-2016-7010, CVE-2016-7011, CVE-2016-7012, CVE-2016-7013, CVE-2016-7014, CVE-2016-7015, CVE-2016-7016, CVE-2016-7017, CVE-2016-7018, CVE-2016-7019

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