Filed under: Security, Utilities, Adobe, AppleApple and Adobe have been duking it out very publicly over Apple's anti-Flash stance, and the latest update to Apple's OS X, 10.6.4, just added fuel to the fire. The update comes with a version of Flash that Adobe says is outdated and insecure. Apple's release notes for 10.6.4 say that it fixes ”
multiple issues in the Adobe Flash Player plug-in, the the most serious of which may lead to unauthorised cross-domain requests.”
Adobe says the packaged version of Flash player,
10.0.45.2, is NOT the most secure, and that users are leaving themselves open to vulnerabilities if they don't upgrade to the latest version, 10.1.53.64. Flash Player 10.1 just recently came out of beta, so Apple was likely playing it safe by including a version of Flash that's known to function on Macs. The 10.1 beta was enormously buggy, in my experience, causing me to uninstall and downgrade to 10.0.
Adobe doesn't want to be held back and blamed for security holes when Mac users aren't given the latest version of its software, but Apple doesn't want to get blamed for a potentially poor user experience that isn't its fault. Time to weigh in, DLS readers. Whose side are you on?
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It's Apple vs. Adobe again over Flash Player in OS X 10.6.4 update
Fuente: Download Squad