Security Advisory for Adobe Shockwave Player (APSA10-04)


A Security Advisory (APSA10-04) has been posted in regards to a new Adobe Shockwave Player issue (CVE-2010-3653). A critical vulnerability exists in Adobe Shockwave Player and earlier versions on the Windows and Macintosh operating systems. This vulnerability (CVE-2010-3653) could cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system. While details about the vulnerability have been disclosed publicly, Adobe is not aware of any attacks exploiting this vulnerability against Adobe Shockwave Player to date.

We will continue to provide updates on this issue via the Security Advisory section of the Adobe website as well as the Adobe PSIRT blog.

This posting is provided “AS IS” with no warranties and confers no rights.


Posted on 10-21-2010