Adobe plans emergency patch
A critical vulnerability (CVE-2016-1019) exists in Adobe Flash Player 22.214.171.124 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux, and Chrome OS. Successful exploitation could cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.
Adobe is aware of reports that CVE-2016-1019 is being actively exploited on systems running Windows 10 and earlier with Flash Player version 126.96.36.1996 and earlier. A mitigation introduced in Flash Player 188.8.131.52 currently prevents exploitation of this vulnerability, protecting users running Flash Player 184.108.40.206 and later.
Adobe is planning to provide a security update to address this vulnerability as early as April 7. For the latest information, users may monitor the Adobe Product Security Incident Response Team blog.