Adobe releases third security update this month for Adobe Flash for Windows, Macintosh and Linux (January 27 2015)

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Another security flaw for Adobe Flash Player being exploited in the wild means another security update for Adobe Flash Player for Windows, Mac and Linux, the third update this month.

According to the Adobe Security Bulletin dated January 27 2015:

Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Flash Player for Windows, Macintosh and Linux.  These updates address vulnerabilities that could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.

Adobe is aware of reports that CVE-2015-0311 is actively being exploited in the wild via drive-by-download attacks against systems running Internet Explorer and Firefox on Windows 8.1 and below.

So update ASAP!

The latest versions bumps the latest version of Flash Player for Windows and Mac OS X to version

To determine what version of the Adobe Flash player you have on your Windows, Macintosh or Linux system, visit

To download the latest version of Adobe Flash Player without any adware or bundled third party offers, visit

Windows users should note that the Flash Player in Microsoft Internet Explorer v9 and earlier versions of Internet Explorer and the Flash player in web browsers like Opera, Mozilla Firefox and Safari are separate installs.
You should install and update both versions of Adobe Flash.

For Internet Explorer v10 and Internet Explorer v11 (for users for Windows 7 Service Pack 1 and Windows 8), these browsers have Adobe Flash Player built-in and users should update their Internet Explorer browser versions.

Google Chrome browser users has Adobe Flash Player built-in and users should update the Google Chrome browser to the latest version. See on how to do so.