Security Updates for Adobe Flash Player

Number: AV14-015
Date: 12 March 2014

Purpose

The purpose of this advisory is to bring attention to recently released security updates for Adobe Flash Player.

Assessment

Adobe has released Security Bulletin APSB14-08 to address important vulnerabilities. These updates resolve a vulnerability that could be used to bypass the same origin policy (CVE-2014-0503), and resolve a vulnerability that could be used to read the contents of the clipboard (CVE-2014-0504).

Affected software versions

CVE References: CVE-2014-0503 and CVE-2013-0504

Suggested action

CCIRC recommends that system administrators test and deploy the vendor-released updates to affected applications accordingly.

References:

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb14-08.html

Note to Readers

In support of Public Safety's mission to build a safe and resilient Canada, CCIRC's mandate is to help ensure the security and resilience of the vital non-federal government cyber systems that underpin Canada's national security, public safety and economic prosperity. As Canada's computer security incident response team, CCIRC is Canada's national coordination centre for the prevention and mitigation of, preparedness for, response to, and recovery from cyber incidents on non-federal government systems. It does this by providing authoritative advice and support, and coordinating information sharing and incident response.

Please note, CCIRC PGP key has recently been updated.
http://www.publicsafety.gc.ca/cnt/ntnl-scrt/cbr-scrt/_fl/CCIRCPublicPGPKey.txt

For general information, please contact Public Safety Canada's Public Affairs division at:

Telephone: 613-944-4875 or 1-800-830-3118
Fax: 613-998-9589
E-mail: ps.communications-communications.sp@canada.ca

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