Adobe Updates Flash for CVE-2014-0515 0Day Vulnerability

Adobe came out with an emergency update for its Flash Player software on April 28, fixing a critical vulnerability that is already being exploited by attackers. The vulnerability is technically identified as CVE-2014-0515 and is a buffer overflow condition.

“Adobe is aware of reports that an exploit for CVE-2014-0515 exists in the wild, and is being used to target Flash Player users on the Windows platform,” Adobe warned in its advisory.

While Windows users are the only ones who have specifically been targeted so far, the vulnerability impacts Adobe Flash Player and earlier versions on Microsoft Windows platforms, Adobe Flash Player and earlier versions for Apple Macintosh OS X, and Adobe Flash Player and earlier versions for Linux.

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Adobe Updates Flash to Fix Zero-Day Vulnerability

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