Adobe has released updates to address vulnerabilities in Adobe Shockwave Player 188.8.131.523 and earlier. These vulnerabilities, if exploited, could allow a malicious user to run harmful code on the affected system.
The IT Security office advises users update using the instructions provided in the links below.
Security bulletin names:
Release date: February 14, 2012
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.