|CERT-In Vulnerability Note
Microsoft Update for Vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player
Original Issue Date:December 14, 2016
Severity Rating: HIGH
- Windows 8.1 for 32-bit Systems
- Windows 8.1 for x64-based Systems
- Windows Server 2012
- Windows Server 2012 R2
- Windows RT 8.1
- Windows 10 for 32-bit Systems
- Windows 10 for x64-based Systems
- Windows 10 Version 1511 for 32-bit Systems
- Windows 10 Version 1511 for x64-based Systems
- Windows 10 Version 1607 for 32-bit Systems
- Windows 10 Version 1607 for x64-based Systems
- Windows Server 2016 for 64-bit Systems
Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in Adobe Flash Player when installed in windows operating system which could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code and bypass security controls on the target system.
These vulnerabilities are caused due to various use after-free-memory errors, memory corruption errors, and buffer overflow conditions. A remote attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities by creating specially crafted Flash content and convincing the target user to open the malicious file.
Successful exploitation of these vulnerabilities could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code and bypass security restrictions on the target system.
Apply appropriate patches as mentioned in Microsoft Security Bulletin
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