Adobe readies emergency patch for Flash zero-day bug exploited in the wildAdobe has told users that an emergency patch is being prepared for a Flash zero-day vulnerability being exploited in the wild which can give attackers complete control.
On Tuesday, the tech giant said in a security advisory that CVE-2016-1019, the zero-day security flaw, is a critical issue which exists in affects Adobe Flash Player 126.96.36.199 and earlier. The bug impacts Windows, Mac, Linux and Chrome operating systems.
The Flash zero-day "could cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system" if exploited, according to Adobe.
Adobe readies emergency patch for Flash zero-day bug exploited in the wild | ZDNetthe exploit is a serious issue, and so Adobe is readying a patch which is due to be released as soon as April 7. In the meantime, users should make sure their version of Flash is as up-to-date as possible.