Adobe to fix Flash flaw
A fix is being rushed out this Thursday for the critical flaw found in Adobe’s Flash Player, with patches for Reader and Acrobat coming out before the month is over.
The vulnerability was revealed late last week through an Adobe Security Advisory, warning users that if it was exploited the machine could crash or be taken over by a hacker.
However, it admitted that a patch date for the Solaris version was "still to be determined."
Other vulnerabilities were also discovered in Adobe Reader and Acrobat, but these will not be patched until 29 June as an accelerated update to the one due in mid-July. This means no patches will be released on 13 July as originally scheduled.
Apple's chief executive (CEO) Steve Jobs claimed he would not include support for Adobe Flash in the devices as it was too buggy and drained battery power.
Adobe's CEO Shantanu Narayen fought back against the claims in an interview with the Wall Street Journal but these recent flaws have brought the spotlight back on the company's product security.
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