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TA11-222A: Adobe Updates for Multiple Vulnerabilities

National Cyber Alert System
Technical Cyber Security Alert TA11-222A archive
Adobe Updates for Multiple Vulnerabilities Original release date: August 10, 2011
Last revised[1]: --
Source: US-CERTSystems Affected
  • Shockwave Player 11.6.0.626 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh
  • Flash Media Server 4.0.2 and earlier versions for Windows and Linux
  • Flash Media Server 3.5.6 and earlier versions for Windows and Linux
  • Adobe Flash Player 10.3.181.36 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux, and Solaris operating systems
  • Adobe Flash Player 10.3.185.25 and earlier versions for Android
  • Adobe AIR 2.7 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, and Android
  • Adobe Photoshop CS5 and CS5.1 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh
  • RoboHelp 9 (versions 9.0.1.232 and earlier), RoboHelp 8, RoboHelp Server 9, and RoboHelp Server 8 for Windows

Overview

There are multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe Shockwave Player, Flash Media Server, Flash Player, Photoshop CS5, and RoboHelp. Adobe has released updates to address these vulnerabilities.


I. Description

Adobe security bulletins APSB11-19, APSB11-20, APSB11-21, APSB11-22, and APSB11-23 describe multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe Shockwave Player, Flash Media Server, Flash Player, Photoshop CS5, and RoboHelp. An attacker may use these vulnerabilities to run malicious code or cause a denial of service on an affected system.  Adobe has released updates to address these vulnerabilities. 


II. Impact

These vulnerabilities could allow an attacker to run malicious code on the affected system or cause a denial of service.


III. Solution

Users of these Adobe products should review the relevant Adobe security bulletins and follow the recommendations in the "Solution" section.

APSB11-19: Security update available for Adobe Shockwave Player[2]

APSB11-20: Security update available for Adobe Flash Media Server[3]

APSB11-21: Security update available for Adobe Flash Player[4]

APSB11-22: Security update available for Adobe Photoshop CS5[5]

APSB11-23: Security updates available for RoboHelp[6]


IV. References

This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it [7] can be directed to US-CERT.

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Revision History

August 10, 2011: Initial release

Last updated August 10, 2011
References
  1. ^ revised (www.us-cert.gov)
  2. ^ APSB11-19: Security update available for Adobe Shockwave Player (www.adobe.com)
  3. ^ APSB11-20: Security update available for Adobe Flash Media Server (www.adobe.com)
  4. ^ APSB11-21: Security update available for Adobe Flash Player (www.adobe.com)
  5. ^ APSB11-22: Security update available for Adobe Photoshop CS5 (www.adobe.com)
  6. ^ APSB11-23: Security updates available for RoboHelp (www.adobe.com)
  7. ^ This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it (www.us-cert.gov)
  8. ^ Terms of use (www.us-cert.gov)

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