Adobe released a security bulletin this week warning of nine critical vulnerabilities that affect Adobe Shockwave Player 188.8.131.523 and earlier for Windows and Macintosh.
That bulletin can be found here:
Basically, it is the same old and busted story… If you are running an unpatched, and therefore vulnerable version of Shockwave Player, and you happen to visit a website that contains malicious Shockwave content, these vulnerabilities could be leveraged to execute code on your computer, within your privileges. Local administrators on Windows machines, and those who give root access to their Mac, could allow the attacker full control of their computers.
Shockwave Player 184.108.40.2064 has been released to address these flaws. Get it & install it.
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