Adobe patches Android vulnerability in Flash 10.1

September 20, 2010
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Adobe has released an updated version of it’s flash player today, fixing the critical zero day flaw discovered last week. This flaw in the system could have resulted in attackers gaining remote access to your device and execute further malicious software.

The update (Version 10.1.95.1) address and fixes the following hole in security:

A critical vulnerability exists in Adobe Flash Player 10.1.82.76 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux, and Solaris, and Adobe Flash Player 10.1.92.10 for Android. ... This vulnerability (CVE-2010-2884) could cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.

So if you’re running flash 10.1 on an Android system, or any system for that matter, it’s best you update as soon as possible.

[Via Android Central]


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