Secunia not updating flash


17-Apr-2020 14:47

If you choose to keep Flash, please update it today to version The most recent versions of Flash should be available from the Flash home page.Windows users who browse the Web with anything other than Internet Explorer may need to apply this patch twice, once with IE and again using the alternative browser (Firefox, Opera, e.g.).For more on this trend, see Why You Should Ditch Adobe Shockwave.Same goes for Adobe Flash Player, which probably most users can get by with these days just enabling it in the rare instance that it’s required.“Based on an assessment of the current threat landscape by our security engineers, we made the decision to make updates available more broadly,” Doerr wrote.

You can follow any comments to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. Microsoft this month is fixing another serious flaw (CVE-2017-8543) present in most versions of Windows that resides in the feature of the operating system which handles file and printer sharing (also known as “Server Message Block” or the SMB service).SMB vulnerabilities can be extremely dangerous if left unpatched on a local (internal) corporate network.Users running XP or Server 2003 can get the update for this flaw here.

“Our decision today to release these security updates for platforms not in extended support should not be viewed as a departure from our standard servicing policies,” wrote Eric Doerr, general manager of Microsoft’s Security Response Center.

Adobe and Microsoft each pushed critical security updates to their products today.