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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 Bulletin for Critical Vulnerability in Flash Player

Adobe has released security bulletin APSB11-18 to alert users of a critical vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player. The following versions are affected:

  • 10.3.181.23 and earlier for Windows, Macintosh, Linux, and Solaris
  • 10.3.185.23 and earlier for Android

Adobe indicates that it has received reports of active exploitation of this vulnerability. Adobe recommends that affected Windows, Macintosh, Linux, and Solaris users update to Adobe Flash Player 10.3.181.26. An Android update is expected to be released by June 18th.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review Adobe security bulletin APSB11-18 and apply any updates to help mitigate the risks.

Google Releases Chrome 12.0.742.100

Google released Chrome 12.0.742.100 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome Frame to address a critical vulnerability in the Flash player plug-in. This vulnerability could allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.

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

Microsoft Releases June Security Bulletin

Microsoft has released updates to address vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Visual Studio, Microsoft .NET framework, Microsoft Silverlight, Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway, and Internet Explorer as part of the Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for June 2011. These vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code, obtain sensitive information, or cause a denial-of-service condition.

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