A Security Advisory (APSA15-02) has been published regarding a critical vulnerability (CVE-2015-0313) in Adobe Flash Player 126.96.36.1996 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh and Linux. We are aware of reports that this vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild via drive-by-download attacks against systems running Internet Explorer and Firefox on Windows 8.1 and below.
UPDATE (February 4): users who have enabled auto-update for the Flash Player desktop runtime will be receiving version 188.8.131.525 beginning on February 4. This version includes a fix for CVE-2015-0313. Adobe expects to have an update available for manual download on February 5, and we are working with our distribution partners to make the update available in Google Chrome and Internet Explorer 10 and 11.
UPDATE (February 5): A Security Bulletin (APSB15-04) has been published regarding security updates for Adobe Flash Player. These updates address CVE-2015-0313. Please refer to this post for more details.
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