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Adobe investigating Reader, Acrobat security hole reports

Written by James Delahunty (Google+) @ 14 Feb 2013 22:15 User comments (2)

Adobe investigating Reader, Acrobat security hole reports Adobe is investigating reports that there is a vulnerability in Adobe Reader and Acrobat XI being exploited in the wild.
The software giant put a notice on its Security Incident and Response Team blog explaining that it was investigating reports that a security problem with the latest Adobe Reader and Acrobat XI (11.0.1) was being exploited in the wild.

This means that a security flaw that Adobe is unaware of is being used by attackers to target users of the Adobe products, though the blog post is shy on details.

"Adobe is aware of a report of a vulnerability in Adobe Reader and Acrobat XI (11.0.1) and earlier versions being exploited in the wild. We are currently investigating this report and assessing the risk to our customers. We will provide an update as soon as we have more information. Please continue monitoring the Adobe PSIRT blog for the latest information."

If there is, in fact, a serious vulnerability that is being exploited, then Adobe will likely issue an emergency fix soon after discovering it, which we will keep you posted on.

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2 user comments

115.2.2013 17:45

Shock horror, yet another adobe pdf hole, do people still use adobes reader?

217.2.2013 8:11

Been using Foxit reader myself for ages now.


Its a lot easier being righteous than right.


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