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+ - Critical FlashPlayer Vulnerability Being Exploited-> 1

Submitted by wiredmikey
wiredmikey (1824622) writes "Adobe announced today that a critical vulnerability (CVE-2011-0611) exists in its Flash Player that could cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.

There have been reports that the vulnerability is being exploited in the wild in targeted attacks via a Flash (.swf) file embedded in a Microsoft Word (.doc) file delivered as an email attachment, targeting Windows users...."

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Critical FlashPlayer Vulnerability Being Exploited

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