Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Flash Player (Emergency Update) and Adobe Shockwave Player. The update for Flash Player is considered an Emergency Update as it addresses vulnerabilities that are being actively exploited. The updates address vulnerabilities that may allow an attacker to take control of an affected system.
The IT Security Office advises that owners of the software listed below update to the latest version of their installed software.
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If you have any questions, please contact the IT Service Center at 303-735-4357 (or 5-HELP from an on-campus phone) or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.