Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Shockwave Player. The updates address vulnerabilities that could cause the application to crash, potentially allow an attacker to take control of the computer, or allow an attacker to run malicious software on the affected system.
The IT Security Office advises that owners of the software listed below update to the latest version of their installed software.
Security bulletin names:
APSB13-11 Security updates available for Adobe Flash Player
APSB13-12 Security update available for Adobe Shockwave Player
Release date: April 9, 2013
Additional information about this vulnerability can be viewed at:
OIT has defined the following categories to describe the severity of security risks:
URGENT severity represents a broad threat to the entire campus community.
SEVERE severity included remote exploits and worms.
IMPORTANT severity includes virus and local exploits for commonly used services.