Release date: March 14, 2017
Vulnerability identifier: APSB17-08
CVE number: CVE-2017-2983
Adobe has released a security update for Adobe Shockwave Player for Windows. This update addresses an important vulnerability that could potentially lead to escalation of privilege.
Adobe categorizes this update with the following priority rating and recommends users update their installation to the newest version by following the instructions below:
|Adobe Shockwave Player
|Shockwave Player Download Center
Adobe recommends users of Adobe Shockwave Player 126.96.36.199 and earlier versions for Windows update to Adobe Shockwave Player 188.8.131.52 by visiting the Adobe Shockwave Player Download Center.
This update resolves a vulnerability in the directory search path used to find resources that could lead to escalation of privilege (CVE-2017-2983).