A critical vulnerability exists in Flash Player 10.2.153.1 and earlier versions (Adobe Flash Player 10.2.154.25 and earlier for Chrome users) for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Solaris, Adobe Flash Player 10.2.156.12 and earlier versions for Android, and the Authplay.dll component that ships with Adobe Reader and Acrobat X (10.0.2) and earlier 10.x and 9.x versions for Windows and Macintosh operating systems.
This vulnerability (CVE-2011-0611) could cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system. There are reports that this 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 the Windows platform.
Software affected by this vulnerability include:
-Adobe Flash Player 10.2.153.1 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux, and Solaris OSs
-Adobe Flash Player 10.2.154.25 and earlier for Chrome users
-Adobe Flash Player 10.2.156.12 and earlier for Android users
-The Authplay.dll component that is shipped with Adobe Reader and Acrobat X (10.0.2) and earlier 10.x and 9.x versions for Windows and Macintosh OSs
Since Adobe Reader X Protected Mode would prevent an exploit of this kind from executing, the company said it will address the issue in Adobe Reader X for Windows with the next quarterly security update, scheduled for June 14.
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