Security Update for Adobe Shockwave Player (APSB12)

by Carol~ Moderator - 10/23/12 10:10 AM

Release date: October 23, 2012

Vulnerability identifier: APSB12-23

Priority rating: 2

CVE numbers :CVE-2012-4172, CVE-2012-4173, CVE-2012-4174, CVE-2012-4175,
CVE-2012-4176, CVE-2012-5273

Platform: Windows and Macintosh

Summary

Adobe has released a security update for Adobe Shockwave Player 11.6.7.637 and earlier versions on the Windows and Macintosh operating systems. This update addresses vulnerabilities that could allow an attacker, who successfully exploits these vulnerabilities, to run malicious code on the affected system. Adobe recommends users of Adobe Shockwave Player 11.6.7.637 and earlier versions update to Adobe Shockwave Player 11.6.8.638 using the instructions provided in the "Solution" section below.

Affected software versions

Adobe Shockwave Player 11.6.7.637 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh

Solution

Adobe recommends users of Adobe Shockwave Player 11.6.7.637 and earlier versions update to the newest version 11.6.8.638, available here: http://get.adobe.com/shockwave/.

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For Further Details: http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb12-23.html