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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                    ESB-2006.0195 -- [Win][UNIX/Linux]
          Adobe Security Bulletin: APSB06-03 Flash Player Update
                               16 March 2006


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           Macromedia Flash Player
Publisher:         Microsoft
Operating System:  Windows
                   UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact:            Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands
Access:            Remote/Unauthenticated

Ref:               ESB-2006.0194

Original Bulletin: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/916208.mspx

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Microsoft Security Advisory (916208) Released
Adobe Security Bulletin: APSB06-03 Flash Player Update.


This email is to notify you that on March 14th 2006 Microsoft released
Security Advisory (916208) - Adobe Security Bulletin: APSB06-03 Flash
Player Update to Address Security Vulnerabilities. 

Nature of the Issue: 
Microsoft is aware of recent security vulnerabilities in Macromedia
Flash Player from Adobe, a third party software application that also
was redistributed with Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 1, Windows XP
Service Pack 2, Windows 98, Windows 98 SE, and Windows Millennium

To address this security concern Adobe has made updates available on
their Web site. Microsoft encourages customers who use Flash Player to
follow the guidance documented in Adobe's Security Bulletin. The Adobe
Security Bulletin describes the vulnerabilities and provides the
download locations so customers can install the appropriate update based
on the version of Flash Player in use.

Purpose of Advisory 916208: 
The 916208 Security Advisory explains which versions of Microsoft
Windows have redistributed the Macromedia Flash Player from Adobe. The
advisory also encourages customers to review Adobe's Security Bulletin
and suggests additional workarounds that customers can take.

* Review the Microsoft Security Advisory (916208) for details on
affected components, workarounds, suggested actions and frequently asked
questions (FAQ):

* Review the Adobe's Security Bulletin for details on the
vulnerabilities and download locations for the appropriate update based
on the version of Flash Player in use:

If you have any questions regarding this alert please contact your
Technical Account Manager or Application Development Consultant.

Thank you,
Microsoft PSS Security Team

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