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Alert (SA06-129A)

Microsoft Windows Vulnerabilities

Original release date: May 09, 2006

Systems Affected

  • Microsoft Windows

Overview

Critical vulnerabilities in Macromedia Flash player may allow an attacker to take control of your computer.

Solution

Apply Update

Microsoft has provided an update to remedy these vulnerabilities. To obtain the update, visit the Microsoft Update web site. US-CERT also recommends enabling Automatic Updates.

Description

Some features of Macromedia products contain critical vulnerabilities. If an attacker can convince you to visit a malicious web site, the attacker may be able to take control of your computer or cause it to crash.

For more technical information, see US-CERT Technical Alert TA06-129A.


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