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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.

RIM Releases Security Advisory for BlackBerry PlayBook

RIM has released a security advisory to address vulnerabilities in the Adobe Flash Player version included with the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet software. 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 BlackBerry security advisory KB27365 and apply any necessary updates to help mitigate the risks.

Adobe Releases Security Bulletin for Critical Vulnerabilities in Shockwave Player

Adobe has released security bulletin APSB11-17 to alert users of critical vulnerabilities in Adobe Shockwave Player 11.5.9.620 and earlier versions on the Windows and Macintosh operating systems. Exploitation of these vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review the Adobe security bulletin APSB11-17 and apply any updates to help mitigate the risks.

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.

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