Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Adobe Shockwave Player: Critical Security Update to v11.6.4.634

Adobe has again done the right thing and ignored their own idiotic quarterly updates schedule. I'm glad someone over there has a brain in their head. This time the problem is with Adobe Shockwave Player. Adobe says:
These vulnerabilities could allow an attacker, who successfully exploits these vulnerabilities, to run malicious code on the affected system.
Update Adobe Shockwave Player to version immediately. You can download it here:


A good article about the many dangerous security flaws in the previous version is available at ZDNet:

You can read Adobe's detailed explanation of the critical security issues here:

And for those interested: 
ALL the critical security flaws are due to poor memory management, still the bane of modern code engineering. (o_0)

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