Archive for the tag "flash"
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 22.214.171.124 while the plugin for Mozilla browsers (flashplayer-plugin) moves up a tiny bit; to version 126.96.36.1996. 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 […]
Adobe’s Flash player security update for March showed an updated Flash player which addresses several vulnerabilities. I packaged the Linux Flash Player plugin for you as usual – on friday. However, Google did not release an updated binary for Linux Chrome until this moment, instead having people rely on Chrome’s internal auto-update feature which takes care of downloading the latest PepperFlash library. […]