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Flash Vulnerable again Security Update for Adobe Flash Media

Adobe has released a security bulletin describing a vulnerability in one of its products, the Flash Media Server. According to Adobe, the vulnerability permits possible attackers to conduct remote procedure calls (RPC) in a server side ActionScript file that's running on the server.

Flash has been found vulnerable over and over again


This weakness is said to be present in both the Windows and Linux versions of the Flash Media Streaming Server 3.5.1 and Flash Media Interactive Server 3.5.1. Previous versions are also at risk.

Adobe classified this problem as "important" based on its very own Severity Rating System. This system was created to guide developers in their examination of the threats to their products. A problem could have Low, Moderate, Important, or Critical rating. Being rated as "Important", Adobe Flash Media Server's vulnerability, could "compromise data security, potentially allowing access to confidential data, or could compromise processing resources in a user's computer."

Firefox is now by default disabling Flash in their popular browsers


Adobe strongly advised that its users update immediately to either version 3.5.2 or 3.0.4 to be safe from this problem.

Adobe is the developer of such widely used programs, including Acrobat, After Effects, Cold Fusion, Dreamweaver, Flash Professional, Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop.

It is recommended to disable Flash on all business and critical systems.

Never use Flash on any system with sensitive data since it is rendered fundamental vulnerable.

0 Day attacks abusing Flash insecurity

Several 0 Days exploits where found in the wild taking advantage of Flash.

By sending an email to the victim tricking them to click a specific email and visiting a site with the dangerous exploit 0day code they can compromise the victims computer.

Once compromised backdoors and trojans can be deployed without the victim even realizing it.

Once infected by the 0day the victim can be compromised at any time without knowing it.

Disable Flash and scan your site for malware and virus

It is recommended now you check all your browsers and completely disable flash or at least install plugins that will ask before activating flash.

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