|Feb 8, 2013, 09:17 AM||#1|
Adobe Releases Flash Player Update to Patch Security Holes as Apple Blocks Earlier Versions
As noted by Ars Technica, Adobe late yesterday issued a security bulletin announcing that it was releasing updates to Flash Player in order to address a pair of security vulnerabilities targeting Mac and Windows users.
In response to the issue, Apple has updated its Xprotect anti-malware system to enforce new minimum version requirements blocking all previous versions of Flash Player. Apple has used the system several times over the past month to block vulnerable versions of Java.
Apple has also posted a new support document addressing the issue and explaining to users how to update Flash Player when they discover that the plug-in has been blocked.
Article Link: Adobe Releases Flash Player Update to Patch Security Holes as Apple Blocks Earlier Versions
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