security patches

Mozilla has stopped providing security updates
to Firefox users as it investigates a bug that caused computers to crash
last week. Blogger Michael Horowitz reported on the problem last Sunday after he tried to update older editions of Firefox on several different machines. Read the full article. [Computerworld]

Computerworld polled a panel of patch and vulnerability
experts to find the five security fixes everyone should deploy from the
last 12 months. If you roll out any updates from 2009, these are the ones. Read the full article. [Computerworld]

Adobe has shipped a critical Flash Player update to fix at least
seven documented security vulnerabilities that expose nearly every
computer user to dangerous hacker attacks.
The Flash Player update is available for all platforms
(Windows, Linux and Mac OS X).  Here are the raw details:

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