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Adobe Warns About Zero-day Hole

Written on September 09, 2010 by Adam Eve

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It's a big "fire in the hole" with Adobe's Acrobat Reader 9.3.4 as exploits has been discovered by the company. There's not patch available yet, so move over before the bomb explodes right at your face.

According to a company statement, learned last Tuesday that their is being exploited in the wild. The vulnerability was found in Adobe Reader 9.3.4 and earlier versions for Macintosh, Windows and Unix. As stated in a security advisory, the hole can enable an attacker to take control of an affected computer and eventually millions of other PCs that uses the Adobe Software. Unfortunately, there no mitigations that can be provided by the company as of the moment. Still, Adobe is actively sharing the information about this issue with partners in the security community to quickly develop detection and quarantine methods. Until a becomes available, the schedule for a security update release is still under evaluation.

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