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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2009.1472
              Security updates available for Shockwave Player
                              4 November 2009

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           Shockwave Player
Publisher:         Adobe
Operating System:  Windows
                   Mac OS X
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Denial of Service               -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2009-3466 CVE-2009-3465 CVE-2009-3464
                   CVE-2009-3463  

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb09-16.html

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Security updates available for Shockwave Player

Release date: November 3, 2009

Vulnerability identifier: APSB09-16

CVE number: CVE-2009-3244, CVE-2009-3463, CVE-2009-3464, CVE-2009-3465, 
CVE-2009-3466

Platform: Windows and Macintosh

Summary

Critical vulnerabilities have been identified in Adobe Shockwave Player 
11.5.1.601 and earlier versions. The vulnerabilities could allow an attacker, 
who successfully exploits the vulnerabilities, to run malicious code on the 
affected system. Adobe has provided a solution for the reported 
vulnerabilities. It is recommended that users update their installations 
using the instructions provided below.

Affected software versions

Shockwave Player 11.5.1.601 and earlier versions

Solution

Adobe recommends Shockwave Player users install Shockwave Player version 
11.5.2.602 available here: http://get.adobe.com/shockwave/.

Severity rating

Adobe categorizes this as a critical update and recommends that users apply 
the update for their product installations.

Details

Critical vulnerabilities have been identified in Adobe Shockwave Player 
11.5.1.601 and earlier versions. The vulnerabilities could allow an 
attacker, who successfully exploits the vulnerabilities, to run malicious 
code on the affected system. Adobe has provided a solution for the reported 
vulnerabilities.

This update resolves an invalid index vulnerability that could potentially 
lead to code execution (CVE-2009-3463).

This update resolves invalid pointer vulnerabilities that could potentially 
lead to code execution (CVE-2009-3464, CVE-2009-3465).

This update resolves an invalid string length vulnerability that could 
potentially lead to code execution (CVE-2009-3466).

This update resolves a boundary condition issue that could lead to a Denial 
of Service (DoS) issue (CVE-2009-3244).

Acknowledgments

Adobe would like to thank the following individuals and organizations for 
reporting the relevant issues and for working with Adobe to help protect 
our customers' security:

    * Nicolas Joly of VUPEN Security (CVE-2009-3463, CVE-2009-3464, 
      CVE-2009-3465, CVE-2009-3466)

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