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Critical Adobe Flash Player vulnerability

February 26, 2014

Subject: Critical Adobe Flash Player vulnerability

On February 20, 2014, Adobe announced another critical vulnerability in Flash Player. This vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild.

If you are running Flash Player version 12.0.0.44 or earlier on a Windows PC or a Macintosh, or version 11.2.202.336 or earlier on Linux, you should upgrade. To see which version of Flash you are running, visit:

https://www.adobe.com/software/flash/about/

If you are using the Flash Player that is installed with Google Chrome, or Internet Explorer 10 or 11, your version of Flash on that browser will be updated automatically.

To upgrade Flash if you are not using one of the above browsers, download it from:

https://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/

Each browser that you use to view Flash content will need to be updated.

Additional information about this vulnerability and how to update Flash Player is at:

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb14-04.html

Please contact help@cs.cmu.edu or call the SCS Help Desk (x8-4231) if you have questions or problems with applying these patches.