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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 Update for Shockwave Player

Adobe has released a security update to address a critical vulnerability in Adobe Shockwave Player 12.0.9.149 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh operating systems. Exploitation of this vulnerability could allow an attacker to remotely take control of the affected system.

Users and administrators are encouraged to review Adobe Security Bulletin APSB14-10 and determine which updates should be applied.

Security Updates Available for Adobe Flash Player

Adobe has released security updates to address important vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player 12.0.0.70 or earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh, and Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.341 or earlier versions for Linux. Exploitation of these vulnerabilities could compromise data security in a user's computer.

US-CERT recommends that users and administrators review Adobe Security Bulletin APSB14-08 to determine which updates should be applied.

Security Updates Released for iOS devices and Apple TV

Apple has released security updates for iOS and Apple TV devices to address multiple vulnerabilities, some of which may lead to unexpected system termination or arbitrary code execution.

Updates available include:

  • iOS 7.1 for iPhone 4 and later, iPod touch 5th generation and later, or iPad 2 and later.
  • Apple TV 6.1 for Apple TV 2nd generation and later.

Users and administrators are encouraged to review Apple Support Articles HT6162 and HT6163 and apply the necessary updates to help mitigate these risks.

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