Adobe Releases Critical Zero Day Exploit Patch for Flash

Adobe released a patch for Flash Player and earlier on Tuesday that patches what the company is calling a critical Mac and Windows security flaw that's already being exploited. The issue could let remote attackers take control over victim's computers.

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According to Adobe's release notes,

Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Flash Player and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh and Adobe Flash Player and earlier versions for Linux. These updates address a critical vulnerability that could potentially allow an attacker to remotely take control of the affected system.

Adobe is aware of reports that an exploit for this vulnerability exists in the wild, and recommends users update their product installations to the latest versions.

The new Flash Player version for Mac and Windows users is, and a Linux update to version is available, too.

Adobe can check to see which version of Flash is installed on your Mac, and you can download the latest version from the Adobe Flash webpage.