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Adobe Shockwave Player Update Resolves Two Flaws

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Adobe has released new security updates for Adobe Shockwave Player, updating its software to version for Mac and Windows. The 13 MB software update is available for download and resolves two critical flaws that could potentially allow an attacker to remotely take control of the affected system.

Affected software versions include: Adobe Shockwave Player and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh.

From Adobe’s security bulletin, the following details describe the two vulnerabilities resolved in this update:

This update resolves memory corruption vulnerabilities that could lead to code execution (CVE-2014-0500, CVE-2014-0501).

Users of Adobe Shockwave Player and earlier versions for Mac and Windows should download and install the 13 MB update to Adobe Shockwave Player