Flash gets patched by Adobe

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Adobe on Friday released a new version of its popular Flash Player to patch seven vulnerabilities, according to a bulletin. By installing the update, Windows, Macintosh and Linux users move to Flash version 11.3.300.257. The update also covers Flash for Android users. If exploited, the holes being plugged could allow an attacker to crash a system or obtain remote control of it.

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