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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.

Ubuntu Releases Security Updates

Ubuntu has released security updates to address a vulnerability in the Mutt E-mail Client for Ubuntu 13.10, 12.10, 12.04 LTS, and 10.04 LTS. This vulnerability may allow an attacker to take control of a system via a crafted email.

Users and administrators are encouraged to review Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2147-1 and apply the appropriate update.

Adobe Releases Security Update for Shockwave Player

Adobe has released a security update to address a critical vulnerability in Adobe Shockwave Player 12.0.9.149 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh operating systems. Exploitation of this vulnerability could allow an attacker to remotely take control of the affected system.

Users and administrators are encouraged to review Adobe Security Bulletin APSB14-10 and determine which updates should be applied.

Security Updates Available for Adobe Flash Player

Adobe has released security updates to address important vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player 12.0.0.70 or earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh, and Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.341 or earlier versions for Linux. Exploitation of these vulnerabilities could compromise data security in a user's computer.

US-CERT recommends that users and administrators review Adobe Security Bulletin APSB14-08 to determine which updates should be applied.

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