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Security Update for Adobe Shockwave Player (APSB13-06)

by Carol~ Forum moderator / February 12, 2013 4:32 AM PST
Release date: February 12, 2013

Vulnerability identifier: APSB13-06

Priority: See below

CVE number: CVE-2013-0635, CVE-2013-0636

Platform: Windows and Macintosh

Summary:

Adobe has released a security update for Adobe Shockwave Player 11.6.8.638 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 11.6.8.638 and earlier versions update to Adobe Shockwave Player 12.0.0.112 using the instructions provided in the "Solution" section below.

Affected software versions:

Adobe Shockwave Player 11.6.8.638 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh.

Solution:

Adobe recommends users of Adobe Shockwave Player 11.6.8.638 and earlier versions update to the newest version 12.0.0.112, available here: http://get.adobe.com/shockwave/

Priority and severity ratings:

Adobe categorizes this update with the following priority rating and recommends users update their installation to the newest version:

Product: Adobe Shockwave Player
Updated version : 12.0.0.112
Platform : Windows and Macintosh
Priority rating: 2

Details:

Adobe has released a security update for Adobe Shockwave Player 11.6.8.638 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 11.6.8.638 and earlier versions update to Adobe Shockwave Player 12.0.0.112 using the instructions provided in the "Solution" section above.

This update resolves a memory corruption vulnerability that could lead to code execution (CVE-2013-0635).

This update resolves a stack overflow vulnerability that could lead to code execution (CVE-2013-0636).

http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb13-06.html
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