Adobe Security Bulletin Summary for January 2015

Number: AV15-002
Date: 13 January 2015

Purpose

The purpose of this advisory is to bring attention to the Adobe Security Bulletin Summary for January.

Assessment

Adobe has released the following security bulletin:

APSB15-01 - Security updates available for Adobe Flash Player

Details: These updates address vulnerabilities that could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.

Affected Products:

Adobe Flash Player 16.0.0.235 and earlier versions
Adobe Flash Player 13.0.0.259 and earlier 13.x versions
Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.425 and earlier versions for Linux
Adobe AIR desktop runtime 15.0.0.356 and earlier versions
Adobe AIR SDK 15.0.0.356 and earlier versions
Adobe AIR SDK & Compiler 15.0.0.356 and earlier versions
Adobe AIR 15.0.0.356 and earlier versions for Android

CVE References: CVE-2015-0301, CVE-2015-0302, CVE-2015-0303, CVE-2015-0304, CVE-2015-0305, CVE-2015-0306, CVE-2015-0307, CVE-2015-0308, CVE-2015-0309

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb15-01.html

Suggested action

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

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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