Adobe Security Bulletin Summary for July 2013

Number: AV13-026
Date: 10 July 2013


The purpose of this advisory is to bring attention to the monthly Adobe Security Bulletin Summary for July. The summary covers three critical bulletins, which address multiple vulnerabilities in some Adobe products.


Adobe has released the following security bulletins:

APSB13-17 - Security updates available for 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.

Affected Products:

CVE Reference: CVE-2013-3344, CVE-2013-3345, CVE-2013-3347

APSB13-18 – Security update available for Adobe Shockwave

Details: This update addresses a vulnerability that could allow an attacker, who successfully exploits this vulnerability, to run malicious code on the affected system.

Affected Products:

CVE Reference: CVE-2013-3348

APSB13-19 – Security update: Security Hotfixes available for ColdFusion

Details: This hotfix addresses a vulnerability (CVE-2013-3350) that could permit an attacker to invoke public methods on ColdFusion Components (CFC) using WebSockets.

Affected Product:

CVE Reference: CVE-2013-3349, CVE-2013-3350

Suggested action

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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