Macromedia updates Flash Player for security

Discussion in 'New Mac Application Announcements' started by medea, Mar 7, 2003.

  1. macrumors 68030

    medea

    #1
    Macromedia earlier this week issued a security bulletin detailing possible exploits in its Flash Player: "A new version of Macromedia Flash Player 6.0.79 fixes these issues to protect our users from any content that attempts to execute this type of malicious code. Macromedia categorizes this issue as a critical update and recommends users immediately update to the newest player.... As part of the Macromedia Flash Player, we?ve also included a Cumulative Security Patch which addresses previously fixed buffer overrun issues and also potential security issues with domain name spoofing."
    http://www.macromedia.com/shockwave/download/download.cgi?P1_Prod_Version=ShockwaveFlash
    http://www.macromedia.com/devnet/security/security_zone/mpsb03-03.html
     
  2. macrumors G3

    #2
    I wish they'd sort out the speed issue of the player on the Mac as well......:rolleyes:
     
  3. macrumors regular

    #3
    it is funny that they release a new player for problems on the mac yet they also release a new website design that doesnt work properly with mac's safari:rolleyes:
     
  4. macrumors member

    #4
    Their new site sucks . Its to slow , massive swf files , its ugly , trend whored designed , its not finished .... many more reason but I can't be bothred bitching on about it .
     
  5. Moderator emeritus

    Mr. Anderson

    #5
    I haven't been back to the site since I couldn't get in with safari. Hopefully when safari becomes a final version 1.0 and not beta this won't be a problem.

    It is sad to see that the flash performance is so poor on a mac as well.

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