Adobe Security Bulletin
Security update available for Shockwave Player | APSB17-40
Bulletin ID Date Published Priority
APSB17-40 November 14, 2017 2


Adobe has released a security update for Adobe Shockwave Player for Windows. This update resolves a critical memory corruption vulnerability that could lead to code execution. 

Affected product version

Product Version Platform
Adobe Shockwave Player and earlier


Adobe categorizes this update with the following priority rating and recommends users update their installation to the newest version by following the instructions below:

Product Version Platform Priority rating Availability
Adobe Shockwave Player
2 Shockwave Player Download Center


Adobe recommends users of Adobe Shockwave Player and earlier versions for Windows update to Adobe Shockwave Player by visiting the Adobe Shockwave Player Download Center

Vulnerability Details

Vulnerability Category Vulnerability Impact Severity CVE Number
Memory Corruption Remote Code Execution Critical CVE-2017-11294


Adobe would like to thank Honggang Ren of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs for reporting this issue and for working with Adobe to help protect our customers.