Archive for the tag "flash"
New releases are available for Adobe’s Flash Player plugins. They are accompanied by Flash player security bulletin APSB16-29. The updated plugin for the Chromium browser (chromium-pepperflash-plugin) has the version number 188.8.131.52 while the plugin for Mozilla browsers (flashplayer-plugin) is now at version 184.108.40.2065 (both 64bit and 32bit versions, remember). Slackware packages for these Flash plugins are available for download & install in the following […]
Due to a holiday stay in Brittany (France) last week, the monthly updates for Adobe’s Flash player plugins took a little longer to reach my Slackware repository. Read the Flash player security update of July 12th if you want to know more about all the CVE entries the update is addressing. Good news by the way: it […]
Earlier this week, there was already some talk about a zero-day exploit in Flash for which Adobe would be releasing a fix. And indeed they issued a Flash player security update yesterday. The updated plugin for the Chromium browser (chromium-pepperflash-plugin) has the version number 220.127.116.11 while the plugin for Mozilla browsers (flashplayer-plugin) moves up a tiny bit; to version 18.104.22.1686. Slackware packages for […]
Google updated the stable branch of the Chromium browser to a new major version number: “51”. An overview of the changes since the previous “50” release are found in Google’s git. Updated packages for Slackware 14.1 and -current are now available from my repository, for the download URLs see below. The announcement on the Google Chrome Releases blog mentions a […]
Yesterday Adobe issued a new Flash player security update .The update addresses a zero-day vulnerability which is actively exploited – installing crypto ransomware on Windows computers. No idea about the relevance of that for the Linux platform but I created packages anyway. There’s a new Linux Flash Player plugin as well as a Chromium PepperFlash addon. The new plugin for the Chromium […]