Google Chrome 10 Patches Adobe Flash Risk
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There is a zero day Adobe Flash Player vulnerability out in the wild that Adobe won't be patching until next week.
Google however is getting the jump and is already shipping a new version of Chrome, including an updated Flash Player.
"This vulnerability (CVE-2011-0609) could cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system," Adobe warned in its advisory. "There are reports that this vulnerability is being exploited in the wild in targeted attacks via a Flash (.swf) file embedded in a Microsoft Excel (.xls) file delivered as an email attachment."