Adobe patches multiple products
Posted on 10 August 2011.
Today, Adobe released the following Security Bulletins:
  • APSB11-19 – Security update available for Adobe Shockwave Player (Critical)
  • APSB11-20 – Security update available for Adobe Flash Media Server (Critical)
  • APSB11-21 – Security update available for Adobe Flash Player (Critical)
  • APSB11-22 – Security update available for Adobe Photoshop CS5 (Critical)
  • APSB11-23 – Security updates available for RoboHelp (Important).

Security update available for Adobe Shockwave Player
Critical vulnerabilities have been identified in Adobe Shockwave Player 11.6.0.626 and earlier versions on the Windows and Macintosh operating systems. These vulnerabilities could allow an attacker, who successfully exploits these vulnerabilities, to run malicious code on the affected system.

Adobe recommends users of Adobe Shockwave Player 11.6.0.626 and earlier versions update to Adobe Shockwave Player 11.6.1.629.

Security update available for Adobe Flash Media Server
A critical vulnerability has been identified in Adobe Flash Media Server (FMS) 4.0.2 and earlier versions, and Adobe Flash Media Server (FMS) 3.5.6 and earlier versions for Windows and Linux.

This vulnerability could allow an attacker, who successfully exploits the vulnerability, to cause a denial of service on the affected system. Adobe has provided an update to address the reported vulnerability and recommends that users update their installations to Flash Media Server 4.0.3 or 3.5.7 respectively.

Security update available for Adobe Flash Player
Critical vulnerabilities have been identified in Adobe Flash Player 10.3.181.36 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Solaris, and Adobe Flash Player 10.3.185.25 and earlier versions for Android. These vulnerabilities could cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.

Adobe recommends users of Adobe Flash Player 10.3.181.36 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Solaris update to Adobe Flash Player 10.3.183.5. Users of Adobe Flash Player for Android 10.3.185.25 and earlier versions should update to Adobe Flash Player for Android 10.3.186.3. Users of Adobe AIR 2.7 for Windows and Macintosh, should update to 2.7.1 and users of AIR 2.7 for Android should update to Adobe AIR 2.7.1.1961.

Security update available for Adobe Photoshop CS5
A critical vulnerability has been identified in Photoshop CS5 and CS5.1 (12.0 and 12.1) and earlier for Windows and Macintosh that could allow an attacker who successfully exploits this vulnerability to take control of the affected system. To successfully exploit this vulnerability, an attacker would have to convince a user to open a malicious .GIF file in Photoshop CS5.

Security updates available for RoboHelp
An important vulnerability has been identified in RoboHelp 9 (versions 9.0.1.232 and earlier), RoboHelp 8, RoboHelp Server 9 and RoboHelp Server 8. A specially crafted URL could be used to create a cross-site scripting attack on RoboHelp installations.





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