Monday, February 18, 2013

Adobe will release emergency updates for Reader

Emergency vulnerability will be released during the week

This week, Adobe plans to release emergency patch for two critical zero-day vulnerabilities in the program Adobe Reader. The notification producer reported that gap is already being used by fraudsters. The exact release fixes the company is not known, but it should happen before the end of the week.

The first vulnerability is contained in the version of Reader for Windows, OS X and Linux. The second hole for the remote execution of malicious code on the target system, which is embedded in a specially created PDF-files.

Can be exploited by attackers to compromise a vulnerable system.

Adobe Reader XI users and Acrobat XI for Windows can protect themselves from exploitation detected breaches by including service Protected View.


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