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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 Bulletins for Multiple Products

Adobe has released security bulletins to alert users of critical and important vulnerabilities in multiple products. The following products are affected:

  • Adobe Shockwave Player 11.6.0.626 and earlier versions on the Windows and Macintosh operating systems
  • Adobe Flash Player 10.3.181.36 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Solaris
  • Adobe Flash Player 10.3.185.25 and earlier versions for Android
  • Adobe Flash Media Server 4.0.2 and earlier versions
  • Adobe Flash Media Server 3.5.6 and earlier versions for Windows and Linux
  • Adobe Photoshop CS5 and CS5.1 and earlier for Windows and Macintosh
  • RoboHelp 9.0.1.233 and earlier, RoboHelp 8, RoboHelp Server 9, and RoboHelp Server 8

Exploitation of these vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code, cause a denial-of-service condition, take control of an affected system, or perform a cross-site scripting attack.

Apple Releases QuickTime 7.7

Apple has released QuickTime 7.7 to address multiple vulnerabilities. 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 Support Article HT4826 and apply any necessary updates to help mitigate the risks.

Microsoft Releases August Security Bulletin

Microsoft has released updates to address vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Office, Microsoft .NET Framework, and Microsoft Developer Tools as part of the Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for August 2011. These vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code, operate with elevated privileges, cause a denial-of-service condition, or disclose sensitive information.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review the bulletin and follow best-practice security policies to determine which updates should be applied.

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