Thu, Jun 25 2009 10:00 Don

Security Update available for Shockwave Player

Summary

A critical vulnerability has been identified in Adobe Shockwave Player 11.5.0.596 and earlier versions. This vulnerability could allow an attacker who successfully exploits this vulnerability to take control of the affected system.  Adobe has provided a solution for the reported vulnerability.  It is recommended that users update their installations using the instructions provided below.

Affected software versions

Shockwave Player 11.5.0.596 and earlier versions

Solution

Adobe recommends Shockwave Player users on Windows uninstall Shockwave version 11.5.0.596 and earlier on their systems, restart, and install Shockwave version 11.5.0.600, available here: http://get.adobe.com/shockwave/

Adobe security bulletin APSB09-08

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