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May ’15 security updates for Adobe Flash

adobe_flash_8s600x600_2Just before going to bed with a belly full of good red wine and lamb roast, I noticed the new Adobe Flash security bulletin: apsb15-09.

I could not ignore that, so I prepared Slackware packages for you to address this new bulletin. As usual, the packages offer a Flash plugin for the chromium browser (PPAPI) and mozilla-compatible browsers (NPAPI).

If you have pipelight installed, you should run “pipelight-plugin –update” as root to get the latest MS Windows-based Flash installed automatically the next time the browser loads the pipelight plugin (at the time of writing, there is no pipelight update available but that should change in the coming days).

The updated Slackware package for chromium-pepperflash-plugin has version 17.0.0.188. The updated flashplayer-plugin has version 11.2.202.460.

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Comments

Comment from Thorn Inurcide
Posted: May 12, 2015 at 23:50

Thank you

Comment from Jen
Posted: May 13, 2015 at 16:10

Mmm. I need to make your moussaka recipe sometime, but it seems like it’s more of a cold-weather recipe. 🙂

Comment from Ricky
Posted: May 13, 2015 at 17:37

Hi, i’m having some issues with flash player in firefox 38.0 since upgrading. No flash objects appear to be loading, while youtube shows a black box for a few seconds and then locks up the entire browser.

Wondering if anyone else is having this problem? What can i check or do to fix this rather than downgrading?

Comment from Ricky
Posted: May 13, 2015 at 17:43

Hmm, nevermind the above post. I had both 32/64 plugins installed (use the 32bit one for some steam related things), although, i deleted the 32bit plugin form /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins, and now firefox is working. Seems to be conflicting somehow.

What’s the proper way to install both 32/64 flash player on the same machine without conflicts?

Comment from Eduardo
Posted: May 13, 2015 at 22:18

Thank you Eric!

Comment from Niki Kovacs
Posted: May 15, 2015 at 13:06

How do you build packages with a belly full of red wine and lamb roast? I’m lucky if I can count to ten in that state. :o)

Comment from alienbob
Posted: May 15, 2015 at 13:21

Luckily the Flash packages are just a re-packaging of someone else’s binaries, so not much consciousness is required.
When compiling complexer packages such as the latest chromium-dev, a bit of alcohol will actually help me be more creative in my ways. A bit more, and I can do no more than watch some movie and sit it out…

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