Adobe Flash Player 0-Day Vulnerabilities Threat Alert

Adobe Flash Player 0-Day Vulnerabilities Threat Alert

dezembro 11, 2018 | Adeline Zhang


On December 5, 2018, local time, Adobe released a security bulletin to document the remediation of two vulnerabilities, namely a critical 0-day vulnerability (CVE-2018-15982) in Adobe Flash Player and an important vulnerability (CVE-2018-15983) in Adobe Flash Player installer.

Vulnerability details are as follows:

CVE ID Vulnerability Impact Severity Level Vulnerability Type
CVE-2018-15982 Arbitrary code execution Critical Use after free
CVE-2018-15983 Privilege Escalation Important Insecure library load (DLL hijacking)

For details, please click the following link:

Affected Versions

  • Adobe Flash Player <=
  • Adobe Flash Player Installer <=

Unaffected Versions

  • Adobe Flash Player
  • Adobe Flash Player Installer


Adobe has officially released security updates to fix the preceding vulnerabilities. Users are advised to update their installation to the latest version as soon as possible.

Updates can be downloaded from the following link:

Reference link:


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