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September updates for Adobe Flash

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 […]

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 The updated flashplayer-plugin has version 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 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 […]

More june ’15 security fixes for Adobe’s Flash web plugins

Here are new packages for the flashplayer-plugin and chromium-pepperflash-plugin. It’s “patch tuesday” and therefore the chances were fairly high that there would be a new Flash security bulletin… indeed, check out Adobe Flash security bulletin: apsb15-14. For your information: The updated Slackware package for chromium-pepperflash-plugin has version The updated flashplayer-plugin has version The […]