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 has released security updates for Reader and Acrobat for Windows and Macintosh. These updates address multiple vulnerabilities including those described in security advisory APSA10-05, a recent Adobe PSIRT blog entry, and security bulletin APSB10-26. Exploitation of these vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial-of-service condition. Adobe has indicated that these updates for UNIX will be available on November 30, 2010.
Apple has released Mac OS X v10.6.5 and Security Update 2010-007 to address multiple vulnerabilities affecting a number of packages. Exploitation of these vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code, obtain sensitive information, conduct cross-site scripting attacks, cause a denial-of-service condition, or bypass security restrictions.
Systems using PGP WDE should not be updated. Public reports indicate that a compatibility issue exists between PGP WDE and the Mac OS X v10.6.5 update. Applying the Mac OS X v10.6.5 update to a system running PGP WDE will prevent the system from successfully booting. Additional information about this issue can be found in PGP knowledgebase article 2288.
Adobe has released Flash Media Server 4.0.1, 3.5.5, and 3.0.7 to address multiple vulnerabilities. These vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code.
US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review Adobe security bulletin APSB10-27 and apply appropriate updates to help mitigate the risks.