APSB06-03 Flash Player Update to Address Security Vulnerabilities
Originally posted: March 14, 2006
Critical vulnerabilities have been identified in Flash Player that could allow an attacker who successfully exploits these vulnerabilities to take control of the affected system. A malicious SWF must be loaded in Flash Player by the user for an attacker to exploit these vulnerabilities. Users are recommended to update to the most current version of Flash Player available for their platform.
Adobe recommends all Flash Player and earlier users upgrade to the new version, which can be downloaded from the Player Download Center*..."

Version: 8,0,24,0...
Date Posted: 3/14/2006...

Affected Software Versions
Flash Player versions and earlier...
To verify the Flash Player version number, access the About Flash Player page, or right-click on Flash content and select About Macromedia Flash Player from the menu. If you use multiple browsers, perform the check, and the installation for each browser.

Shockwave Player version and earlier
("You must have 'Administrator priviliges' to install...")

Severity Rating
Adobe categorizes this as a critical update and recommends affected users update to Flash Player"