[CentOS] Bug in Latest Adobe Flash Plugin

Ned Slider

ned at unixmail.co.uk
Wed Jun 20 11:08:15 UTC 2012

On 20/06/12 11:39, Rainer Traut wrote:
> Am 20.06.2012 12:07, schrieb Ned Slider:
>> On 19/06/12 23:59, Keith Roberts wrote:
>>> I've also added exclude=flash-plugin to the end
>>> of /etc/yum.conf file, to make sure this does not get
>>> upgraded again.
>> That's a bad idea. Unpatched critical vulnerabilities in Flash (along
>> with Java) is one of the most likely routes of infection of your machine
>> and not updating it is asking for trouble.
> In general yes, but afaik flash player 10.3 is still actively patched
> and supported by Adobe.
> Rainer

I think you missed the point. It won't ever get updated if he's excluded 
it in yum.conf irrespective of whether it's actively maintained upstream 
or not.

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