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 PostPost subject: Adobe Flash exploit could log keystrokes        Posted: Tue Jul 17, 2007 1:59 am 
Adobe has issued three critical security updates, one of which is
designed to stop a problem in the way the Flash player interacts with
browsers, which could result in users' keystrokes being transmitted to

Adobe Flash Player, and, as well as their
earlier versions running on all platforms, are affected.

Users loading a malicious vector graphics file format (SWF) in their Flash
Player may find attackers exploiting security flaws due to an input
validation error in and earlier versions, [url=]according to a security
advisory from Secunia.[/url]
Attackers, as a result, can gain remote access to a user's system.

In versions and earlier running on Linux and Solaris, malicious
attackers could exploit an error in the interaction between the Flash
Player and certain browsers. That could potentially lead to a leaking of
keystrokes to a Flash Player applet, Secunia noted. Flash Player 9 is not

Versions and earlier contain a bug due to insufficient validation
of the HTTP referrer.
As a result, an attacker could execute a cross-site forgery attack. Flash
Player 9, however, is not affected.

Adobe recommends that users [url=]upgrade to for Windows,
Mac and Solaris, or for Linux.[/url]

Adobe Flash Player 9 is the recommended solution for the other two
versions that contain security flaws.


 PostPost subject:        Posted: Tue Jul 17, 2007 2:54 am 

Tue Oct 17, 2006 8:26 pm

This is rather serious seeing as I caught some exploited doubleclick ads

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