If your Windows or Mac computer uses the Adobe Shockwave Player, it’s time to update your systems.
Adobe has issued an advisory, warning of a number of security vulnerabilities in its Shockwave media player software, and is urging users to update to Adobe Shockwave Player 126.96.36.1998.
According to the firm, the update addresses vulnerabilities that could allow attackers to run malicious code on affected systems. Specifically, it addresses buffer overflow and array out of bounds vulnerabilities that could lead to code execution.
In plain English, unless you are up-to-date with your patches boobytrapped Shockwave content could infect your computer with a Trojan horse or other form of malware…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.