Adobe Updates for Shockwave, Flash Media Server, Flash Player, AIR, Photoshop & RoboHelp

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Running Adobe products? Of course you are!   There are number of updates available that you need to apply.  Please, if you are prompted to install these updates, do so. If not, make sure they are indeed installed, or better yet, just upgrade to the latest versions of the applications to avoid the potential for the vulnerabilities to be exploited…

These affect Apple Mac as well as Microsoft Windows…

Here’s the actual US-CERT Technical Cyber Security Alert:

 

 

National Cyber Alert System

 

Technical Cyber Security Alert TA11-222A

 

 

Adobe Updates for Multiple Vulnerabilities

 

Original release date: August 10, 2011

Last revised: —

Source: US-CERT

 

 

Systems Affected

 

* Shockwave Player 11.6.0.626 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh

* Flash Media Server 4.0.2 and earlier versions for Windows and Linux

* Flash Media Server 3.5.6 and earlier versions for Windows and Linux

* Adobe Flash Player 10.3.181.36 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux, and Solaris operating systems

* Adobe Flash Player 10.3.185.25 and earlier versions for Android

* Adobe AIR 2.7 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, and Android

* Adobe Photoshop CS5 and CS5.1 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh

* RoboHelp 9 (versions 9.0.1.232 and earlier), RoboHelp 8, RoboHelp Server 9, and RoboHelp Server 8 for Windows

 

 

Overview

 

There are multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe Shockwave Player, Flash

Media Server, Flash Player, Photoshop CS5, and RoboHelp. Adobe has

released updates to address these vulnerabilities.

 

 

I. Description

 

Adobe security bulletins APSB11-19, APSB11-20, APSB11-21,

APSB11-22, and APSB11-23 describe multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe

Shockwave Player, Flash Media Server, Flash Player, Photoshop CS5,

and RoboHelp. An attacker may use these vulnerabilities to run

malicious code or cause a denial of service on an affected system.

Adobe has released updates to address these vulnerabilities.

 

 

II. Impact

 

These vulnerabilities could allow an attacker to run malicious code

on the affected system or cause a denial of service.

 

 

III. Solution

 

Users of these Adobe products should review the relevant Adobe

security bulletins and follow the recommendations in the “Solution”

section.

 

APSB11-19: Security update available for Adobe Shockwave Player

 

APSB11-20: Security update available for Adobe Flash Media Server

 

APSB11-21: Security update available for Adobe Flash Player

 

APSB11-22: Security update available for Adobe Photoshop CS5

 

APSB11-23: Security updates available for RoboHelp

 

 

IV. References

 

* Security update available for Adobe Shockwave Player –

<http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb11-19.html>

 

* Security update available for Adobe Flash Media Server –

<http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb11-20.html>

 

* Security update available for Adobe Flash Player –

<http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb11-21.html>

 

* Security update available for Adobe Photoshop CS5 –

<http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb11-22.html>

 

* Security updates available for RoboHelp –

<http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb11-23.html>

 

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The most recent version of this document can be found at:

 

<http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA11-222A.html>

 

 

If you require help, please call us at 864.990.4748 or email info@homelandsecureit.com

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