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Security bulletin

Security update available for Adobe Shockwave Player

Release date: September 10, 2013

Vulnerability identifier: APSB13-23

Priority: See table below

CVE number: CVE-2013-3359 and CVE-2013-3360

Platform: Windows and Macintosh

Summary

Adobe has released a security update for Adobe Shockwave Player 12.0.3.133 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 12.0.3.133 and earlier versions update to Adobe Shockwave Player 12.0.4.144 using the instructions provided in the "Solution" section below.

Affected software versions

Adobe Shockwave Player 12.0.3.133 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh

Solution

Adobe recommends users of Adobe Shockwave Player 12.0.3.133 and earlier versions update to the newest version 12.0.4.144, 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 12.0.4.144 Windows and Macintosh 1

Details

Adobe has released a security update for Adobe Shockwave Player 12.0.3.133 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 12.0.3.133 and earlier versions update to Adobe Shockwave Player 12.0.4.144 using the instructions provided in the "Solution" section above.

This update resolves memory corruption vulnerabilities that could lead to code execution (CVE-2013-3359, CVE-2013-3360).

Acknowledgments

Adobe would like to thank Honggang Ren of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs (CVE-2013-3359) and aniway.anyway@gmail.com via the iDefense Vulnerability Contributor Program (CVE-2013-3360) for reporting these issues and for working with Adobe to help protect our customers.