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Flash Player vulnerable to bug patched in 2011


Softpedia - (International) Security researchers from Minded Security and LinkedIn's security division discovered that the latest versions of Adobe's Flash Player Web browser plug-in are vulnerable to a same-origin bypass (SOP) flaw in the company's Flex SDK compiler that was patched in 2011, which could allow attackers to steal victims' data via Same-Origin Request Forgery or perform actions on behalf of victims via Cross-site Request Forgery (CSRF) asking them to visit a malicious Web page.


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:

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:23:49