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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Security updates available for Adobe Flash Player
9 November 2016
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Adobe Flash Player
Operating System: Windows
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
Denial of Service -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2016-7865 CVE-2016-7864 CVE-2016-7863
CVE-2016-7862 CVE-2016-7861 CVE-2016-7860
CVE-2016-7859 CVE-2016-7858 CVE-2016-7857
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Adobe Security Bulletin
Security updates available for Adobe Flash Player
Release date: November 8, 2016
Vulnerability identifier: APSB16-37
Priority: See table below
CVE number: CVE-2016-7857, CVE-2016-7858, CVE-2016-7859, CVE-2016-7860,
CVE-2016-7861, CVE-2016-7862, CVE-2016-7863, CVE-2016-7864, CVE-2016-7865
Platform: Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Chrome OS
Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Flash Player for Windows,
Macintosh, Linux and Chrome OS. These updates address critical
vulnerabilities that could potentially allow an attacker to take control of
the affected system.
Product Affected Versions Platform
Adobe Flash Player Desktop Runtime 184.108.40.206 and earlier Windows and Macintosh
Adobe Flash Player for Google Chrome 220.127.116.11 and earlier Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Chrome OS
Adobe Flash Player for Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer 11 18.104.22.168 and earlier Windows 10 and 8.1
Adobe Flash Player for Linux 22.214.171.1243 and earlier Linux
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 categorizes these updates with the following priority ratings and
recommends users update their installation to the newest version:
Product Updated Versions Platform Priority rating Availability
Adobe Flash Player Desktop Runtime 126.96.36.199 Windows and Macintosh 1 Flash Player Download Center
Flash Player Distribution
Adobe Flash Player for Google Chrome 188.8.131.52 Windows, Macintosh, 1 Google Chrome Releases
Linux and Chrome OS
Adobe Flash Player for Microsoft Edge 184.108.40.206 Windows 10 and 8.1 1 Microsoft Security Advisory
and Internet Explorer 11
Adobe Flash Player for Linux 220.127.116.114 Linux 3 Flash Player Download Center
Adobe recommends users of the Adobe Flash Player Desktop Runtime for Windows
and Macintosh update to 18.104.22.168 via the update mechanism within the product
 or by visiting the Adobe Flash Player Download Center.
Adobe recommends users of Adobe Flash Player for Linux update to Adobe Flash
Player 22.214.171.1244 by visiting the Adobe Flash Player Download Center.
Adobe Flash Player installed with Google Chrome will be automatically updated
to the latest Google Chrome version, which will include Adobe Flash Player
126.96.36.199 for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Chrome OS.
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 188.8.131.52.
Please visit the Flash Player Help page for assistance in installing Flash
 Users of Flash Player 11.2.x or later for Windows, or Flash Player
11.3.x or later for Macintosh, 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.
These updates resolve type confusion vulnerabilities that could lead to code
execution (CVE-2016-7860, CVE-2016-7861, CVE-2016-7865).
These updates resolve use-after-free vulnerabilities that could lead to code
execution (CVE-2016-7857, CVE-2016-7858, CVE-2016-7859, CVE-2016-7862,
Adobe would like to thank the following individuals and organizations for
reporting the relevant issues and for working with Adobe to help protect our
Archer working with Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative (CVE-2016-7859)
Kiritou Kureha working with Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative (CVE-2016-7858)
Erisaka Mafuyu working with Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative (CVE-2016-7863)
onoe serika working with Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative (CVE-2016-7862)
Kuchiki Toko working with Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative (CVE-2016-7865)
Takanashi Rikka working with Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative (CVE-2016-7864)
bo13oy of CloverSec Labs working with Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative
(CVE-2016-7857, CVE-2016-7860, CVE-2016-7861)
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