Adobe deploys emergency patch for Flash zero-day vulnerability

On Tuesday, Adobe warned that users should expect an out-of-schedule update which patches the bug CVE-2016-1019, a zero-day flaw which affects Adobe Flash Player.

Users of Windows, Mac, Linux and Chrome operating systems are affected by the security flaw, which “could cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system,” according to Adobe.

The zero-day flaw is a type confusion vulnerability, but it does have limitations.