On October 13, 2020 (local time), Adobe released security updates which address a vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player.
For details about the security bulletins and advisories, visit the following link:
Adobe Flash Player
Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Flash Player, which address a vulnerability.
The following updates are rated as Priority 2. (For the definition of the priority ratings, see the Adobe Priority Rating System described in the “Solution” part.)
Vulnerability details are as follows:
|Vulnerability Category||Vulnerability Impact||Severity||CVE ID|
|NULL pointer dereference||Arbitrary code execution||Critical||CVE-2020-9746|
For details on the vulnerability impact and remediation, please refer to the security bulletin at the following link:
Adobe has released the latest versions that address the preceding vulnerability. Users are advised to upgrade within the time limit recommended by the Adobe Priority Rating System.
For vulnerability details and remediation, please visit the preceding security bulletin link.
Adobe Priority Rating System
The Adobe Priority Rating System is a guideline to help customers in managed environments prioritize Adobe security updates. Adobe bases priority rankings on historical attack patterns for the relevant product, the type of vulnerability, the platform(s) affected, and any potential mitigations that are in place.
|Priority 1||This update resolves vulnerabilities being targeted, or which have a higher risk of being targeted, by exploit(s) in the wild for a given product version and platform. Adobe recommends administrators install the update as soon as possible (for example, within 72 hours).|
|Priority 2||This update resolves vulnerabilities in a product that has historically been at elevated risk. There are currently no known exploits. Based on previous experience, Adobe does not anticipate exploits are imminent. As a best practice, Adobe recommends administrators install the update soon (for example, within 30 days).|
|Priority 3||This update resolves vulnerabilities in a product that has historically not been a target for attackers. Adobe recommends administrators install the update at their discretion.|
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