Adobe Security Bulletin Summary for April 2013
Date: 09 April 2013
The purpose of this advisory is to bring attention to the monthly Adobe Security Bulletin Summary for April. The summary covers three critical bulletins, which address multiple vulnerabilities in some Adobe products.
Adobe has released the following security bulletins:
Details: This hotfix resolves vulnerabilities that could be exploited to: impersonate an authenticated user (CVE-2013-1387) or by an unauthorized user to gain access to the ColdFusion administrator console (CVE-2013-1388).
- ColdFusion 10, 9.0.2, 9.0.1 and 9.0 for Windows, Macintosh and UNIX.
CVE Reference: CVE-2013-1387, CVE-2013-1388
APSB13-11 –Adobe Flash Player
Details: These updates address vulnerabilities that could cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.
- Adobe Flash Player 11.6.602.180 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh
- Adobe Flash Player 184.108.40.2065 and earlier versions for Linux
- Adobe Flash Player 220.127.116.11 and earlier versions for Android 4.x
- Adobe Flash Player 18.104.22.168 and earlier versions for Android 3.x and 2.x
- Adobe AIR 22.214.171.12490 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh and Android
- Adobe AIR 126.96.36.19990 SDK & Compiler and earlier versions
CVE Reference: CVE-2013-1378, CVE-2013-1379, CVE-2013-1380, CVE-2013-2555
APSB13-12 - Adobe Shockwave Player
Details: This update addresses vulnerabilities that could allow an attacker, who successfully exploits these vulnerabilities, to run malicious code on the affected system.
- Adobe Shockwave Player 188.8.131.52 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh.
CVE Reference: CVE-2013-1383, CVE-2013-1384, CVE-2013-1385, CVE-2013-1386
CCIRC recommends that system administrators identify their affected assets and potential interdependencies with organization's critical services and follow their patch management process accordingly.
Adobe recommends users update their product installations to the latest versions:
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