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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   Adobe Flash Player Vendors:   Adobe Systems Incorporated
Adobe Flash Player Bug May Cause Security Settings to Be Reset
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1039986
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1039986
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-11305   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 12 2017
Impact:   Modification of system information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 27.0.0.187 and before
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Adobe Flash Player. Security settings may be reset.

A logic error may cause the global settings preference file to be reset.

[Editor's note: The vendor did not indicate whether the attack vector for this vulnerability is local or remote.]

Impact:   The global settings preference file may be reset.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (28.0.0.126).

The vendor advisory is available at:

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb17-42.html

Vendor URL:  helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb17-42.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (macOS/OS X), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Dec 12 2017 (Microsoft Issues Fix) Adobe Flash Player Bug May Cause Security Settings to Be Reset
Microsoft has issued a fix.
Jan 11 2018 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Adobe Flash Player Bug May Cause Security Settings to Be Reset
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.



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