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Security Updates [January 2014]

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Some new important updates have been published for Adobe Reader, Adobe Flash Player, Java and Windows. It's really important to apply these updates to maintain your computer stable and secure.

For information, you can subscribe to General Changelog Team Newsletter to be notified when an important update for your softwares is available. To subscribe, please enter a username and a mail adress in the fields in the bottom left corner. Then, tick the boxes which correspond to the newsletter in the language you want.

flash player

Adobe Flash Player is a plugin included in several browsers (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera, Safari...), required to display webpages using the Flash technology.

A patch for Adobe Flash Player has been released to address several security vulnerabilities. If this software is present in your computer, you should uninstall it and upgrade to the last release :

  • Save the instructions below and then close all your browsers (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera, Safari...)
  • Open the Windows Control Panel to uninstall Adobe Flash Player ActiveX (used by Internet Explorer) and Adobe Flash Player Plugin (used by other browsers).
  • Click on this link.
  • Before clicking on "Download", untick the box to refuse sponsoring software ("McAfee Security Scan" or "Google Chrome").
  • Start the installation.

 

 

Adobe Reader

Adobe Reader has also been updated to fix security issues. If this software is on your computer, it's important to update it :

  • Open the Windows Control Panel to uninstall Adobe Reader.
  • Click on this link.
  • Before clicking on "Download", untick the box to refuse sponsoring software ("McAfee Security Scan" or "Google Chrome").
  • Start the installation.

java

Oracle has released a patch to address 36 security vulnerabilities in Java. If this software is present in your computer, you should uninstall it and upgrade to the last release (Java 7 Update 51) :

  • Save the instructions below and then close all your browsers (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera, Safari...)
  • Open the Windows Control Panel to uninstall all versions of Java and JRE.
  • Download Java 7 Update 51 here.
  • Start the installation. Don't forget to untick the box to refuse any sponsoring software (for example "Ask Toolbar").

Please note that Mozilla Firefox automatically disables any plugin containing security flaws, as old versions of Java. For your security, do not hesitate to adopt this browser !

Windows Update

The monthly patches of Windows have been published, it's important to apply these updates :

  • If you haven't changed the default settings, Windows Update will apply these updates automatically, you just have to reboot the computer once it's done.
  • If you have disabled automatical updates (not recommended), you have to launch Windows Update manually. Open the "Windows Start Menu" and navigate to "Programs" (or "All programs"). When Windows Update is launched, you have to search for updates and apply the recommanded updates. Once it's done, reboot the computer.

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