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The US-CERT Current Activity web page is a regularly updated summary of the most frequent, high-impact types of security incidents currently being reported to the US-CERT.

Adobe Releases Security Advisory for Shockwave Player

Adobe has released a security advisory to alert users of a vulnerability affecting Adobe Shockwave Player. This vulnerability may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial-of-service condition.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review Adobe security advisory APSA10-04 and to consider implementing the workarounds provided in US-CERT Vulnerability Note VU#402231 until a fix is released by the vendor.

Additional information will be provided as it becomes available.

Apple Releases Java for Mac OS X 10.5 Update 8 and Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 3

Apple has released Java for Mac OS X 10.5 update 8 and Java for Mac OS X 10.6 update 3 to address multiple vulnerabilities affecting the Java package. Exploitation of these vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial-of-service condition.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review Apple articles HT4417 and HT4418 and apply any necessary updates to help mitigate the risks.

Google Releases Chrome 7.0.517.41

Google has released Chrome 7.0.517.41 for Linux, Mac, and Windows to address multiple vulnerabilities. These vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code, cause a denial-of-service condition, conduct URL spoofing, or bypass security restrictions.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review the Google Chrome Releases blog entry and apply any necessary updates to help mitigate the risks.

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