Archive for the tag "adobe"
Actually… this time “patch tuesday” came on monday for Adobe’s Flash player plugin. The company released a bulletin for updated Flash player plugins yesterday and I had my packages up in the repository before the end of monday. It was the end of a busy day that started at 03:45 no thanks to an eager TCS escalation […]
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 184.108.40.206. The updated flashplayer-plugin has version 220.127.116.118. The Chromium plugin was extracted from the official Google Chrome 44.0.2403.155 RPM which […]
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 18.104.22.1681. This […]
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 […]
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 22.214.171.124. The updated flashplayer-plugin has version 126.96.36.1996. 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