Archive for the tag "flash"
Adobe has silently been developing an updated version of their NPAPI based Linux Flash Player plugin for a while. Remember, NPAPI is the plugin protocol used in Mozilla compatible browsers, for which Adobe was supposedly not releasing any new developments. Instead they only incorporated security fixes to their stone-age version 11 of the Linux player during […]
After last week’s updates by Adobe, addressing new vulnerabilities in their Flash Player plugins, today we have another bugfix release. That’s faster than I had anticipated. Luckily I was alerted by a dutch news site so I could quickly wrap the new Flash binaries into Slackware packages for your consumption. The plugin for the Chromium browser (chromium-pepperflash-plugin) […]
Multilib A mountain of security fixes landed in Slackware this week. Many of these updated packages have a multilib equivalent, so today I have updated my multilib repository for Slackware releases 13.37 and newer. New to multilib or don’t know what it is all about? Read the multilib article found in the Slackware Documentation Project. Download the new multilib […]
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 22.214.171.124 while the plugin for Mozilla browsers (flashplayer-plugin) is now at version 126.96.36.1995 (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 […]