Security Update Available for Adobe Shockwave Player

Number: AV13-032
Date: 11 September 2013


The purpose of this advisory is to bring attention to a recently released security update for Adobe Shockwave Player.


Adobe has released Security APSB13-23 to address vulnerabilities in Adobe Shockwave Player. These vulnerabilities could allow an attacker to run malicious code on affected system.

Affected software versions:

CVE References: CVE-2013-3359 and CVE-2013-3360

Suggested action

CCIRC recommends that administrators test and deploy the vendor-released update to the affected applications.


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.

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Telephone: 613-944-4875 or 1-800-830-3118
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