|14 Jan 2014||#702|
ProductUpdated versionPlatformPriority ratingAdobe Flash Player220.127.116.11
Windows (Internet Explorer)
Macintosh18.104.22.168Windows, Macintosh and Linux (Chrome)22.214.171.124NPAPI plugin-based browsers on Windows111.7.700.260Windows & Macintosh126.96.36.1995Linux3Adobe AIR188.8.131.520Windows, Macintosh, Android, SDK and SDK & Compiler3
These updates address critical vulnerabilities in the software.
Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Flash Player 11.9.900.170 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh and Adobe Flash Player 184.108.40.2062 and earlier versions for Linux. These updates address vulnerabilities that could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.
Adobe recommends users update their product installations to the latest versions:
These updates resolve an address leak vulnerability that could be used to defeat memory address layout randomization (CVE-2014-0492).
just for clarification
Adobe Security Bulletin
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|22 Jan 2014||#703|
Flash Player 220.127.116.11 Beta
Mac .pkg Installation Support
Deploying Flash Player and keeping it up to date is a critical task for system administrators worldwide. In Flash Player 11.9 we added .pkg support for ease of deployment. In Flash Player 12, we've incorporated feedback from system administrators to improve the workflow and UI.
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 7 Support
Microsoft has released IE 11 on Windows 7 and we plan to officially support this in Flash Player 12
Safe Mode in Safari 6.1 and higher
Safari 6.1 includes an updated version of Safari with Safe Mode, which implements new security restrictions on the operation of browser plug-ins. To the extent possible, we've adapted Flash Player to transparently handle these changes. A small number of behaviors will change in the context of Safe Mode and are explained in the Known Issues section below.
64-Bit PPAPI Flash Player for Chrome
We'd like to encourage those interested in 64-bit Flash Player for Chrome to please download the latest build available in the Chrome Canary Channel.
Graphics: Buffer Usage flag for Stage3D
We've added a new enum Class called Context3DBufferUsage which defines two constants, STATIC_DRAW (default) and DYNAMIC_DRAW. These constants specify how buffers will be used in Stage3D. We've also added a new parameter, called "bufferUsage", to the constructors of VertexBuffer and IndexBuffer. This "bufferUsage" parameter uses one of the constants form Context3DBufferUsage, which will allow you to select the appropriate buffer type according to your needs.
Supplementary Characters Enhancement Support for TextField – EXTENDED BETA
This is a desktop enhancement for supporting surrogate pairs in the TextField control. Now, characters out of the Basic Multilingual Plane(BMP) with Unicode code points between U+10000 and U+10FFFF will work correctly in the TextField control. It greatly enlarges the code point range we support and includes characters like emotion symbols (emoticons) and complex CCJK characters. This feature is being introduced in the Flash Player 12 beta but will go live in a subsequent release. Due to the sensitive nature of text display, we would like an extended test period to ensure no bugs are introduced.
Stage3D Creation of Context3D with Profile Array
We've added a new interface to Stage3D.requestContext3DMatchingProfiles(profiles:Vector.<String> ) which will create a Context3D with highest level suitable profile that is in profile array, based on the current hardware. A developer can check the newly added property 'profile' to obtain the current profile that was chosen by the Flash Runtime.
Download Adobe Flash Player 12 Beta for Desktops - Adobe Labs
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|29 Jan 2014||#705|
Flash Player 18.104.22.168 Beta
New and Updated Features:
Supplementary Characters Enhancement Support for TextField – This is a desktop enhancement for supporting surrogate pairs in the TextField control. Now, characters out of the Basic Multilingual Plane(BMP) with Unicode code points between U+10000 and U+10FFFF will work correctly in the TextField control. It greatly enlarges the code point range we support and includes characters like emotion symbols (emoticons) and complex CCJK characters. This feature has been under an extended beta period. We anticipate this being included into the release version of the Runtime 13 release.
Full Screen video message tweak - We've made a small tweak to the "Press Esc to exit full screen mode." message that's seen on full screen video. We've heard for sometime that this message obscures content and we wanted to make a change that both satisfies security concerns and customer viewing enjoyment. To help, we've simply moved the message towards the top of the screen from it's original centered position.
Testing Guidance: This release focuses on enhanced premium video capabilities and new platform support. We're looking for feedback on stability and compatibility with existing content on these new platforms. Fixed Issues:
3058752: Move 'Press ESC to exit full screen' to the top
Note, this currently only works for hardware accelerated video (e.g. YouTube)
Download Adobe Flash Player 13 Beta for Desktops - Adobe Labs
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|04 Feb 2014||#709|
Thanks Cata for the heads up on this.
I wondered why they had an "off-cycle" update today and found this.
Adobe issues emergency Flash update for Windows and Mac | Security & Privacy - CNET News
I wonder if they going to have another "on-cycle" update next week ?
PITA to keep flash updated ...
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