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Adobe reveals zero day exploit in Flash, Android affected

Updated Dec 19th, 2018 6:48PM EST

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Adobe has revealed a critical, zero day exploit in Adobe Flash that is affecting WIndows, Macintosh, Linux, Solaris, and Android systems. Adobe does not provide much detail about the issue, but does state that the vulnerability could “cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.” The post states that at present, only Flash Player for Windows is being actively exploited. This is the second critical vulnerability being reported by Adobe in under 7 days. Updates on the zero day bug and forthcoming patch can be found on Adobe’s security bulletin website, found here.