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> No update to adobe flashplayer yet !
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 Posted: May 12 2012, 02:18 PM
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# yum update --disablerepo=* --enablerepo=adobe-linux-x86_64
Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, priorities, refresh-packagekit, remove-with-
: leaves, security, versionlock
Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
Setting up Update Process
No Packages marked for Update
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not only for Windows !

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Those running Flash Player 11.2.202.233 and earlier on Windows, Mac, and Linux; versions 11.1.115.7 or earlier on Android 4.x; and versions 11.1.111.8 on Android 3.x and 2.x should update at once. To find out what Flash version a device uses, users can visit this link. Adobe still hasn't made its patching system as simple as it needs to be for it to be widely used, but it's getting better. Windows users now have the ability to receive updates relatively seamlessly, and a separate version of Flash for Google's Chrome browser for all operating systems also updates automatically. Those on other platforms still must manually install fixes.

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 Posted: May 12 2012, 02:46 PM
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Apparently, the update is not available through the repo. One has to download and install it manually. :-(

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 Posted: May 12 2012, 03:33 PM
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QUOTE (toracat @ May 12 2012, 04:46 PM)
Apparently, the update is not available through the repo. One has to download and install it manually.  :-(

OK, I did that. One must wonder why Adobe offer a yum repo. and then don't bother with
updates. Admittedly this is the first time.
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 Posted: May 13 2012, 06:10 AM
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Its not the first time Adobe has let things fall off track, and its definitely not the first time they've half-stepped on release continuity related to a security issue (or even addressed a security issue, for that matter).

BTW, if you keep an eye on /var/log/audit/audit.log sometimes you can catch where SELinux is blocking Flash malware trying to break out of Flash and the browser -- there is loads of bad Flash stuff scattered all across the web these days (Javascript breakouts carrying malicious payloads as well), so mind what sites you let run arbitrary Flash as Javascript on your machine. This situation is only going to get worse with regard to the web.
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