Adobe has released updates for Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Flash Professional and Shockwave Player. Systems that are not updated are susceptible to malicious users remotely gaining control and running malicious software without permission.
The IT Security Office advises that users update and exercise caution to avoid clicking on links delivered in email.
Security bulletin names:
APSB12-10 – Security bulletin for Adobe Illustrator
APSB12-11 – Security bulletin for Adobe Photoshop
APSB12-12 – Security bulletin for Adobe Flash Professional
APSB12-13 – Security update available for Adobe Shockwave Player
Released: May 4, 2012
Additional information about this vulnerability can be viewed at:
OIT has defined the following categories to describe the severity of security risks:
URGENT severity represents a broad threat to the entire campus community.
SEVERE severity included remote exploits and worms.
IMPORTANT severity includes virus and local exploits for commonly used services.