Security update for Adobe Flash Player for Android now available
Adobe just released another security patch to its Flash Player, making it the second update this month. Adobe claims that there was a “critical vulnerability” within last week’s update which brought the Flash player version up to 10.3.185.23.
Apparently a memory corruption issue (CVE-2011-2110) can make your device crash and make it prone to malicious attacks leading you to totally lose control of it.
A critical vulnerability has been identified in Adobe Flash Player 10.3.181.23 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Solaris, and Adobe Flash Player 10.3.185.23 and earlier versions for Android. This memory corruption vulnerability (CVE-2011-2110) could cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system. There are reports that this vulnerability is being exploited in the wild in targeted attacks via malicious Web pages.
So there you have it, we suggest that you update your Flash Player as soon as you can. You can manually check for the new update, to build number 10.3.185.24, directly from your phone or by using our link below.
(How to use QR codes)
Android Market Link