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        APSB19-26 Security updates available for Adobe Flash Player
                                15 May 2019


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           Adobe Flash Player
Publisher:         Adobe
Operating System:  Windows
                   Mac OS
                   Linux variants
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Denial of Service               -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2019-7837  

Original Bulletin: 

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Security Bulletin for Adobe Flash Player | APSB19-26
|Bulletin ID              |Date Published                  |Priority          |
|APSB19-26                |May 14, 2019                    |2                 |


Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Flash Player for Windows, macOS,
Linux and Chrome OS. These updates address a critical vulnerability in Adobe
Flash Player. Successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution in
the context of the current user.

Affected Product Versions

|Product                                |Version       |Platform              |
|Adobe Flash Player Desktop Runtime     | and|Windows, macOS and    |
|                                       |earlier       |Linux                 |
|Adobe Flash Player for Google Chrome   | and|Windows, macOS, Linux |
|                                       |earlier       |and Chrome OS         |
|Adobe Flash Player for Microsoft Edge  | and|Windows 10 and 8.1    |
|and Internet Explorer 11               |earlier       |                      |

To verify the version of Adobe Flash Player installed on your system, access
the About Flash Player page, or right- click on content running in Flash Player
and select "About Adobe (or Macromedia) Flash Player" from the menu. If you use
multiple browsers, perform the check for each browser you have installed on
your system.


Adobe categorizesthese updates with the following priority ratings and
recommendsusers update their installation to the latest version:

|Product              |Version   |Platform    |Priority|Availability          |
|                     |          |            |        |Flash Player Download |
|Adobe Flash Player   |          |Windows,    |        |Center                |
|Desktop Runtime      ||macOS       |2       |                      |
|                     |          |            |        |Flash Player          |
|                     |          |            |        |Distribution          |
|                     |          |Windows,    |        |                      |
|Adobe Flash Player   ||macOS,      |2       |Google Chrome Releases|
|for Google Chrome    |          |Linux, and  |        |                      |
|                     |          |Chrome OS   |        |                      |
|Adobe Flash Player   |          |            |        |                      |
|for Microsoft Edge   ||Windows 10  |2       |Microsoft Security    |
|and Internet Explorer|          |and 8.1     |        |Advisory              |
|11                   |          |            |        |                      |
|Adobe Flash Player   ||Linux       |3       |Flash Player Download |
|Desktop Runtime      |          |            |        |Center                |


  o Adobe recommends users of the Adobe Flash Player Desktop Runtime
    forWindows, macOS and Linux update toAdobe Flash Player via the
    updatemechanism within the product [1] or by visiting the Adobe Flash
    Player Download Center .
  o Adobe Flash Player installed with Google Chrome will be automatically
    updated to the latest Google Chrome version, which will include Adobe Flash
    Player for Windows, macOS, Linux and Chrome OS.
  o Adobe Flash Player installed with Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer 11
    for Windows 10 and 8.1 will be automatically updated to the latest version,
    which will include Adobe Flash Player
  o Please visit the Flash Player Help page for assistance in installing Flash

[1] Users who have selected the option to 'Allow Adobe to install updates' will
receive the update automatically. Users who do not have the 'Allow Adobe to
install updates' option enabled can install the update via the update mechanism
within the product when prompted.

Vulnerability details

|Vulnerability Category  |Vulnerability Impact       |Severity |CVE Number    |
|Use After Free          |Arbitrary Code Execution   |Critical |CVE-2019-7837 |


Adobe would like to thank the following individuals and organizations for
reporting the relevant issues and for working with Adobe to help protect our

  o Anonymously reported viaTrend Micro'sZero Day Initiative (CVE-2019-7837)

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