On December 5, 2018, local time, Adobe released a security bulletin to document the remediation of two vulnerabilities, namely a critical 0-day vulnerability (CVE-2018-15982) in Adobe Flash Player and an important vulnerability (CVE-2018-15983) in Adobe Flash Player installer.
Vulnerability details are as follows:
|CVE ID||Vulnerability Impact||Severity Level||Vulnerability Type|
|CVE-2018-15982||Arbitrary code execution||Critical||Use after free|
|CVE-2018-15983||Privilege Escalation||Important||Insecure library load (DLL hijacking)|
For details, please click the following link:
- Adobe Flash Player <= 18.104.22.168
- Adobe Flash Player Installer <= 22.214.171.124
- Adobe Flash Player 126.96.36.199
- Adobe Flash Player Installer 188.8.131.52
Adobe has officially released security updates to fix the preceding vulnerabilities. Users are advised to update their installation to the latest version as soon as possible.
Updates can be downloaded from the following link:
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