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Flash Player bug allows video, audio recording without user consent

2015/04/17

Softpedia - (International) A security researcher from Klikki Oy discovered a vulnerability in versions of Adobe Flash Player prior to 17.0.0.169 in which an information disclosure could be leveraged to deliver audio and/or video streams captured on victims' devices to remote locations controlled by attackers. The flaw is connected to another double-free vulnerability that could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the affected system.

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Flash-Player-Bug-Allows-Video-Audio-Recording-Without-User-Consent-478664.shtml

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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