Discussion in 'The Howard Stern Show' started by William Shirtner, Jul 13, 2016.
Has anybody else updated software lately?
Every time I turn on my laptop, I am being asked to update Adobe. I update it one day, and two days later It's suggesting another. So yeah...
done it several times
Flash has been a dead man walking for years. Give up on it.
I never upgrade
Adobe has cameras all over my bathroom
They know enough about me already
These updates resolve a race condition vulnerability that could lead to information disclosure (CVE-2016-4247).
These updates resolve type confusion vulnerabilities that could lead to code execution (CVE-2016-4223, CVE-2016-4224, CVE-2016-4225).
These updates resolve use-after-free vulnerabilities that could lead to code execution (CVE-2016-4173, CVE-2016-4174, CVE-2016-4222, CVE-2016-4226, CVE-2016-4227, CVE-2016-4228, CVE-2016-4229, CVE-2016-4230, CVE-2016-4231, CVE-2016-4248).
These updates resolve a heap buffer overflow vulnerability that could lead to code execution (CVE-2016-4249).
These updates resolve memory corruption vulnerabilities that could lead to code execution (CVE-2016-4172, CVE-2016-4175, CVE-2016-4179, CVE-2016-4180, CVE-2016-4181, CVE-2016-4182, CVE-2016-4183, CVE-2016-4184, CVE-2016-4185, CVE-2016-4186, CVE-2016-4187, CVE-2016-4188, CVE-2016-4189, CVE-2016-4190, CVE-2016-4217, CVE-2016-4218, CVE-2016-4219, CVE-2016-4220, CVE-2016-4221, CVE-2016-4233, CVE-2016-4234, CVE-2016-4235, CVE-2016-4236, CVE-2016-4237, CVE-2016-4238, CVE-2016-4239, CVE-2016-4240, CVE-2016-4241, CVE-2016-4242, CVE-2016-4243, CVE-2016-4244, CVE-2016-4245, CVE-2016-4246).
These updates resolve a memory leak vulnerability (CVE-2016-4232).
These updates resolve stack corruption vulnerabilities that could lead to code execution (CVE-2016-4176, CVE-2016-4177).
These updates resolve a security bypass vulnerability that could lead to information disclosure (CVE-2016-4178)
You shouldn't run Flash unless you realllllly need it, and if so, you should install a script block like NoScript for Mozilla and ScriptSafe for Chrome.