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    Adobe Flash Player v12.0.0.70 Released - Update ASAP to prevent new drive-by attacks

    Adobe releases emergency Flash update amid new zero-day drive-by attacks « Ars Technica

    Adobe has released an emergency update for its widely used Flash Player to combat active attacks that exploit a previously unknown security bug that hackers are actively exploiting to surreptitiously install malware on end-user computers.
    The PUBLIC download links are shown below. MSI's can be downloaded from the usual place.

    Release Notes / Security Bulletin (Three critical vulnerabilities fixed: CVE-2014-0498, CVE-2014-0499 and CVE-2014-0502)

    Code:
    Internet Explorer
    http://download.macromedia.com/pub/flashplayer/current/support/install_flash_player_ax.exe
    
    Plug-in based browsers (Firefox, Opera etc.)
    http://download.macromedia.com/pub/flashplayer/current/support/install_flash_player.exe
    
    Uninstaller
    http://download.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/current/support/uninstall_flash_player.exe
    
    Standalone Projector
    http://download.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/updaters/11/flashplayer_11_sa.exe
    Code:
    Mac OS X
    http://download.macromedia.com/pub/flashplayer/current/support/install_flash_player_osx.dmg
    
    Android v4.x
    http://download.macromedia.com/pub/flashplayer/installers/archive/android/11.1.115.81/install_flash_player_ics.apk
    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.adobe.flashplayer
    
    Android v2.x / v3.x
    http://download.macromedia.com/pub/flashplayer/installers/archive/android/11.1.111.73/install_flash_player_pre_ics.apk

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    ugh, just updated this crap a couple of weeks ago due to an emergency update

    Adobe sucks so much
    Last edited by Vasriel; 20th February 2014 at 08:01 PM.

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    Argh! Adobe Flash is COMPLETELY worthless. I await the day I can dance on Flash Player's grave with glee.

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    Great. Only just finished getting the last one deployed!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by seawolf View Post
    Argh! Adobe Flash is COMPLETELY worthless. I await the day I can dance on Flash Player's grave with glee.
    the sooner flash and java die the happier i will be im sure they onlt exists to give hackers an avenue of attack

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    Flash wooooah! More versions than java and more holes thqn swiss cheese

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    Flash 12.0.0.44 caused major issues here with crashing IE for us and were in midst of rolling it back now, so that can take a jump for now.

    I would love to see flash die too, it's horrible to patch and keep on top of at times, same for IE for me, it's such a horrible and cumbersome browser compared to chrome/mozilla

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    So long as Apple don't go and kill it on all of our iMacs again!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by rich_tech View Post
    I would love to see flash die too, it's horrible to patch and keep on top of at times, same for IE for me, it's such a horrible and cumbersome browser compared to chrome/mozilla
    Upgrade to Windows 8.1 and you won't have to worry about Flash Player updates ever again since IE includes its own copy of the plug-in (like Chrome).

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    Quote Originally Posted by Arthur View Post
    Upgrade to Windows 8.1 and you won't have to worry about Flash Player updates ever again since IE includes its own copy of the plug-in (like Chrome).
    No, then you just need to worry about IE updates keeping up, and not breaking anything

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    Quote Originally Posted by seawolf View Post
    No, then you just need to worry about IE updates keeping up, and not breaking anything
    That's why you should have two browsers installed.

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    I run 8.1 on my office and a home machine and love it, I realise flash seems a lot more stable on 8.1, unfortunately though we use seven here and ie10 for the workstations, I don't fancy putting people through metro because of the stupid upheaval and the amount of hassle it would generate because of the start menu differences.

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    If you are daring you can allow the built in silent flash updater. But runs as system account and will need internet access. Plus doesn't give you a chance to test.

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    Adobe - Security Notification Service

    Security is one of our highest priorities.
    LOL.

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    Local Update Publisher makes this a lot easier to deploy and control, but it is ridiculous how often it needs to be updated. Same as Java - which I only install where absolutely required.

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