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Security bulletin

Security updates available for Adobe Shockwave Player

Release date: February 12, 2013

Vulnerability identifier: APSB13-06

Priority: See table below

CVE number: CVE-2013-0635, CVE-2013-0636

Platform: Windows and Macintosh

Summary

Adobe has released a security update for Adobe Shockwave Player 11.6.8.638 and earlier versions on the Windows and Macintosh operating systems.  This update addresses vulnerabilities that could allow an attacker, who successfully exploits these vulnerabilities, to run malicious code on the affected system.  Adobe recommends users of Adobe Shockwave Player 11.6.8.638 and earlier versions update to Adobe Shockwave Player 12.0.0.112 using the instructions provided in the "Solution" section below.

Affected software versions

Adobe Shockwave Player 11.6.8.638 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh.

Solution

Adobe recommends users of Adobe Shockwave Player 11.6.8.638 and earlier versions update to the newest version 12.0.0.112, available here: http://get.adobe.com/shockwave/

Priority and severity ratings

Adobe categorizes this update with the following priority rating and recommends users update their installation to the newest version:

Product Updated version Platform Priority rating
Adobe Shockwave Player 12.0.0.112 Windows and Macintosh 2

 

This update addresses critical vulnerabilities in the software.

Details

Adobe has released a security update for Adobe Shockwave Player 11.6.8.638 and earlier versions on the Windows and Macintosh operating systems.  This update addresses vulnerabilities that could allow an attacker, who successfully exploits these vulnerabilities, to run malicious code on the affected system.  Adobe recommends users of Adobe Shockwave Player 11.6.8.638 and earlier versions update to Adobe Shockwave Player 12.0.0.112 using the instructions provided in the "Solution" section above.

This update resolves a memory corruption vulnerability that could lead to code execution (CVE-2013-0635).

This update resolves a stack overflow vulnerability that could lead to code execution (CVE-2013-0636).


Acknowledgments

Adobe would like to thank the following individuals and organizations for reporting the relevant issues and for working with Adobe to help protect our customers: