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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 Updates for Reader and Acrobat

Adobe has released updates for Adobe Reader and Acrobat for Windows and Macintosh. These updates address a vulnerability in the authplay.dll component. Exploitation of this vulnerability may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review Adobe security bulletin APSB11-06 and apply any necessary updates to help mitigate the risks.

Apple Releases Security Updates

Apple has released Mac OS X v10.6.7 and Security Update 2011-001 to address multiple vulnerabilities. Exploitation of these vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code, cause a denial-of-service condition, or obtain sensitive information.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review Apple article HT4581 and apply any necessary updates to help mitigate the risks.

Adobe Releases Flash Player Update

Adobe has released an update for Flash Player to address multiple vulnerabilities. These vulnerabilities affect Adobe Flash Player 10.1.102.64 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux, and Solaris, and Adobe Flash Player 10.1.106.16 and earlier versions for Android. Exploitation of these vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to cause a denial-of-service attack or execute arbitrary code.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review Adobe Security Advisory APSB11-05 and apply any necessary updates to help mitigate the risks.

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