Adobe has released a Shockwave Player update that patches at least nine critical security flaws.

"According to an advisory from Adobe, the flaws affect Adobe Shockwave Player 11.6.3.633 and earlier versions on the Windows and Macintosh operating systems," writes ZDNet's Ryan Naraine.

"'These vulnerabilities could allow an attacker, who successfully exploits these vulnerabilities, to run malicious code on the affected system. Adobe recommends users of Adobe Shockwave Player 11.6.3.633 and earlier versions update to Adobe Shockwave Player 11.6.4.634,' the company said," Naraine writes.

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