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Adobe Exploit in the Wild

Posted 6 Dec 2011 | Comments Off on Adobe Exploit in the Wild | 4,008 views

Adobe has released a security advisory for Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader. The zero day vulnerability, which is being actively exploited, allows an attacker to take control of a vulnerable computer. Adobe states in a blog post that they have only received reports of attacks on the Windows versions. Adobe is planning an out of cycle patch for the vulnerability, and it will be released no later than Dec 12th. Mac and Unix users will need to wait for the quarterly update, which will be released Jan 10th of next year. This vulnerability is being tracked as CVE-2011-2462. Watch for the patch, and update when it is available.

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