Adobe Updates Flash Player (Emergency Update) and Shockwave Player

Last Updated: 09/01/2014

Security Notice Level

SEVERE

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.

Affected Software

The IT Security Office advises that owners of the software listed below update to the latest version of their installed software.

  • Adobe Flash Player 12.0.0.44 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh
  • Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.336 and earlier versions for Linux
  • Adobe Shockwave Player 12.0.7.148 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh.

Security Bulletin Names

  • APSB14-07 Security updates available for Adobe Flash Player
  • APSB14-06 Security update available for Adobe Shockwave Player

Additional Information

Additional information about this vulnerability can be viewed at:

If you have any questions, please contact the IT Service Center at 303-735-4357 (or 5-HELP from an on-campus phone) or help@colorado.edu.