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August ’15 security fixes for Adobe Flash

In their “tuesday is patch day” routine, Adobe released updated Flash player plugins which adddress many new vulnerabilities (as usual). For your information: The updated Slackware package for chromium-pepperflash-plugin (to be used together with my chromium package) has version 18.0.0.233. The updated flashplayer-plugin has version 11.2.202.508. The Chromium plugin was extracted from the official Google Chrome 44.0.2403.155 RPM which […]

And finally, Adobe’s afterthought

 Adobe must think Linux users are a bunch of retards. It took them several days to release an update for their legacy Flash Player plugin for Linux – took them so long actually that Mozilla decided to block Flash in their Firefox browser. Now that’s a statement. Finally, here are the Slackware packages for flashplayer-plugin version 11.2.202.491. This […]

July ’15 Security fixes for Adobe’s Flash web plugins (extra critical)

The recent hack of the “Hacking Team” -a company that makes money from creating spyware for repressive governments –  has uncovered evidence that they have been exploiting a yet unknown security hole which is present in all Adobe Flash players since version 7.  Obviously based on the  information obtained from the public dump of Hacking Team’s 400 […]

June ’15 security releases for Adobe Flash

Yesterday I uploaded packages for the flashplayer-plugin and chromium-pepperflash-plugin packages, based on the latest Adobe Flash security bulletin: apsb15-11.   The updated Slackware package for chromium-pepperflash-plugin has version 18.0.0.160. The updated flashplayer-plugin has version 11.2.202.466. Download locations: http://www.slackware.com/~alien/slackbuilds/ (master site) http://taper.alienbase.nl/mirrors/people/alien/slackbuilds/ (my own US mirror) http://alien.slackbook.org/slackbuilds/ (US) http://slackware.org.uk/people/alien/slackbuilds/ (UK) Eric

May ’15 security updates for Adobe Flash

Just before going to bed with a belly full of good red wine and lamb roast, I noticed the new Adobe Flash security bulletin: apsb15-09. I could not ignore that, so I prepared Slackware packages for you to address this new bulletin. As usual, the packages offer a Flash plugin for the chromium browser (PPAPI) […]