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Stop us if you've heard this one: Adobe Flash gets emergency patch for zero-day exploit

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Stop us if you've heard this one: Adobe Flash gets emergency patch for zero-day exploit

#1 Post by colin_b » Fri Jun 08, 2018 12:01 pm

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/06/0 ... ncy_patch/

Adobe has kicked out an out-of-band update for a security vulnerability in Flash – after learning the bug was being actively exploited in the wild by hackers to hijack PCs.

The Photoshop giant said today its Flash Player 30.0.0.113 update should be a top installation priority for Mac, Windows, and Linux systems.

One of the vulnerabilities addressed in the patch, CVE-2018-5002, is a remote code execution flaw stemming from a buffer overflow bug. Computer security experts believe the flaw is being exploited right now by miscreants to commandeer victims' PCs.

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Re: Stop us if you've heard this one: Adobe Flash gets emergency patch for zero-day exploit

#2 Post by Eadwine Rose » Fri Jun 08, 2018 12:03 pm

I tried to read your post but I found myself hopping along to that awesome avatar there hahaha *thumbs up*
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Re: Stop us if you've heard this one: Adobe Flash gets emergency patch for zero-day exploit

#3 Post by fehlix » Fri Jun 08, 2018 12:28 pm

Eadwine Rose wrote:
Fri Jun 08, 2018 12:03 pm
I tried to read your post but I found myself hopping along to that awesome avatar there hahaha *thumbs up*
Indeed, hard to focus on the content :footinmouth:
Back on topic:
You should have added a potential more secure soluton to the subject lines topic just like this:

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# sudo apt purge adobe-flash*
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Re: Stop us if you've heard this one: Adobe Flash gets emergency patch for zero-day exploit

#4 Post by KBD » Fri Jun 08, 2018 12:33 pm

We really need to be done with Flash. Unbelievable how many sites still require it :(

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Re: Stop us if you've heard this one: Adobe Flash gets emergency patch for zero-day exploit

#5 Post by Adrian » Fri Jun 08, 2018 1:11 pm

It will come to an end...
Adobe announced [...] that it plans to retire Adobe Flash in December 2020 when it will stop updating and distributing Flash.
We should probably not distribute Flash in the next release of MX.

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Re: Stop us if you've heard this one: Adobe Flash gets emergency patch for zero-day exploit

#6 Post by Be OK » Fri Jun 08, 2018 2:10 pm

Yes but we need to keep a standalone player, for the games :)

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Re: Stop us if you've heard this one: Adobe Flash gets emergency patch for zero-day exploit

#7 Post by dolphin_oracle » Fri Jun 08, 2018 4:02 pm

Adrian wrote:
Fri Jun 08, 2018 1:11 pm
It will come to an end...
Adobe announced [...] that it plans to retire Adobe Flash in December 2020 when it will stop updating and distributing Flash.
We should probably not distribute Flash in the next release of MX.
I think it wasn't until beta2 during mx17 dev cycle that anyone even noticed it wasn't on the iso! The point being its getting easier and easier to do without flash.
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Fri Jun 08, 2018 2:10 pm
Yes but we need to keep a standalone player, for the games :)
if we remove it from the default iso, we'll leave it repo (and MX-PI).
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Re: Stop us if you've heard this one: Adobe Flash gets emergency patch for zero-day exploit

#8 Post by colin_b » Fri Jun 08, 2018 8:41 pm

Eadwine Rose wrote:
Fri Jun 08, 2018 12:03 pm
I tried to read your post but I found myself hopping along to that awesome avatar...
It did the same to me when I first saw it :happy:

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Re: Stop us if you've heard this one: Adobe Flash gets emergency patch for zero-day exploit

#9 Post by rokytnji.1 » Fri Jun 08, 2018 10:26 pm

Meh. I am more pissed about what photobucket did myself. I got my reasons. On another forum that deals with motorcycles.
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Re: Stop us if you've heard this one: Adobe Flash gets emergency patch for zero-day exploit

#10 Post by Eadwine Rose » Sat Jun 09, 2018 1:54 am

Oh yeah... I hear you on the photobucket thing.. grrrr.
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