Flash 9 Vulnerability on Linux - was it patched in house

NoOp glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Sat Dec 20 23:47:39 UTC 2008

On 12/20/2008 07:18 AM, Gardier wrote:
> On Sat, 20 Dec 2008 14:07:25 +0200, Aki Utoslahti wrote:
>> And that is fortunately the version which seems not to be vulnerable for
>> exploits. Have you rolled every single update from repositories?
> I haven't got around to upgrading to 8.10 yet and this is partly what I 
> was checking, whether Hardy users will get this patch. Surely we ought to 
> as it's a security patch?

If you are running 32bit; enable the Universe repository via Synaptic
Software|Community-maintained... (Universe) is checked. Reload your
repositories (Reload button).

Now, from Synaptic, search using 'flash' (no quotes). Right click on
'flashplugin-nonfree' and 'Mark for complete removal'. Right click on
'adobe-flashplugin' and "Mark for installation". Click the apply button.
When completed you will have flash installed on your

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