Google Chrome, Adobe Flash Player Security Updates Released
Adobe Systems updated Flash Player to fix nearly 20 vulnerabilities, while Google updated its Chrome browser.Adobe Systems released a massive security update for Flash Player to fix nearly 20 vulnerabilities, while Google Chrome got a security boost of its own. Included in the Adobe update is a fix for CVE-2010-3654, a bug the company warned about last week and has come under attack. If exploited, the vulnerability can cause the application to crash and allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.
According to Adobe, the vulnerability is being exploited in the wild against Adobe Reader and Acrobat 9.x., which ship with a component called authplay.dll, via malicious PDFs.