By Ryan Naraine | August 24, 2010, 2:19pm PDT
Apple has shipped a new Mac OS X security update to fix 13 documented vulnerabilities, some serious enough to expose users to remote code execution attacks.
The patch includes fixes for security holes in several open-source components, including ClamAV and PHP.
Here’s a quick look at the vulnerabilities and affected components.
Critical security holes in Adobe Shockwave | ZDNet
The vulnerabilities, rated “critical,” affect Shockwave Player 188.8.131.529 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh.
From Adobe’s advisory:
Critical vulnerabilities have been
identified in Adobe Shockwave Player 184.108.40.2069 and earlier versions on
the Windows and Macintosh operating systems. The vulnerabilities could
allow an attacker, who successfully exploits these vulnerabilities, to
run malicious code on the affected system.
Users of Adobe
Shockwave Player 220.127.116.119 and earlier versions should immediately
upgrade to version 18.104.22.1682 using this link: http://get.adobe.com/shockwave/.