Archive for the tag "flash"
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 […]
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 22.214.171.124. The updated flashplayer-plugin has version 126.96.36.1998. The […]
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 188.8.131.52. The updated flashplayer-plugin has version 184.108.40.2066. 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
Building on my experiences with chromium-dev (the development channel of the Chromium browser which is currently at version 44), I have made similar changes to my latest package for the chromium browser and its widevine and pepperflash plugins. This means that I have said goodbye to the single configuration file (/etc/default/chromium) and switched to a configuration directory, which is “/etc/chromium/” […]
I have been working on some changes for the chromium package, and what’s better than to first test those changes on a Chromium Development release? I have not really been happy with the choice I made to have a single configuration file (/etc/default/chromium) which would then have to be re-written by any plugins that you […]