Release date: June 16, 2016
Vulnerability identifier: APSB16-23
CVE number: CVE-2016-4126
Adobe has released a security update for Adobe AIR for Windows. This update addresses a vulnerability in the directory search path used by the AIR installer that could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.
- To verify the version of Adobe AIR installed on your system, follow the instructions in the Adobe AIR TechNote.
Adobe categorizes this update with the following priority rating and recommends users update their installation to the newest version:
|Product||Updated Versions||Platform||Priority rating||Availability|
|AIR Desktop Runtime||126.96.36.199||Windows||3||AIR Download Center|
Adobe recommends users of the AIR desktop runtime, AIR SDK and AIR SDK & Compiler update to version 188.8.131.52 by visiting the AIR download center or the AIR developer center.
This update resolves a vulnerability in the directory search path used by the Air installer that could lead to code execution (CVE-2016-4126).