Microsoft released 7 security bulletins (3 rated critical and 4 rated important) that address 23 vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Office, Silverlight, and .NET Framework.
LSU computers will download and install the updates as scheduled by either its group policy or local security center settings. Remember to close all applications at the end of work day today because several updates require a reboot to complete installation.
More information on the Microsoft bulletins – http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms12-may
Adobe released 5 security bulletins that address critical vulnerabilities in Adobe Shockwave Player, Flash, Photoshop, and Illustrator. Users should update to the latest supported versions. Please note that the Adobe Flash Player update has a "Priority 1" rating by Adobe and should be applied first. A Secunia package has already been created and is being deployed to computers subscribed to the LSU Secunia CSI service.
Security bulletins from Adobe
- APSB12-09 Priority 1 security update for Adobe Flash Player (http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb12-09.html)
- APSB12-09 Priority 3 security update for Adobe Illustrator (http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb12-10.html)
- APSB12-09 Priority 3 security update for Adobe Photoshop (http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb12-11.html)
- APSB12-09 Priority 3 security update for Adobe Flash Professional (http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb12-12.html)
- APSB12-09 Priority 2 security update for Adobe Shockwave Player (http://www.adobes.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb12-13.html)
Priority Level Definitions
- Priority 1: This update resolves vulnerabilities being targeted, or which have a higher risk of being targeted, by exploit(s) in the wild for a given product version and platform. Adobe recommends administrators install the update as soon as possible. (for instance, within 72 hours).
- Priority 2: This update resolves vulnerabilities in a product that has historically been at elevated risk. There are currently no known exploits. Adobe recommends administrators install the update soon (for instance, within 30 days).
- Priority 3: This update resolves vulnerabilities in a product that has historically not been a target for attackers. Adobe recommends administrators install the update at their discretion.