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Wii has flash vulnerability

by on24 July 2007



Opera is the killer

Security company Symantec says that the Adobe Flash vulnerability could affect the Nintendo Wii through the console's Opera internet browser.

In a press release Symantec said that the vulnerability has already been tested on Windows, Mac and some Linux software. However the bug seems to be cross platform and can knock out the Nintendo Wii because it has an Opera browser.

Wii consoles that run the exploit completely freeze up while browsing a specially crafted video, said Symantec.  Symantec recommends users to update Flash Player with the latest patches from Adobe.

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