Sunday, February 20, 2011

Adobe fixes 13 bugs in Flash

Adobe released yesterday updated versions of Flash and Reader that fixes 13 bugs in Flash and 29 in Reader. In addition, Adobe released the first update to the Reader X, the company's new version of PDF software that will offer greater security.

Almost all the bugs related to the Reader was classified as critical, meaning they can be used by a hacker to gain control of a user's computer. All bugs but three were also Reader X which was released three months ago.

According to Adobe, they could none of the 26 bugs in Reader X used to attack a user's computer when the program uses so-called sandbox technology.

All 13 bugs for Flash was classified as critical, and Adobe recommends all users to update to the latest version. Flash 10.2 shall also offer better performance according to Adobe.

The latest versions of Flash and Reader are available for download from the Adobe website.

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