Adobe Patches Critical Shockwave Vulnerabilities

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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 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 and earlier versions update to Adobe Shockwave Player,' the company said," Naraine writes.

Go to "Adobe plugs critical holes in Shockwave Player" to read the details.

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