Adobe Releases Security Advisory for Adobe Reader and Acrobat
added Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 2:20 pm
Adobe has released a security advisory for Adobe Reader and Acrobat to address multiple vulnerabilities. Exploitation of these vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to cause a denial-of-service condition or take control of the affected system. Adobe is aware of reports that these vulnerabilities are being exploited in the wild, in targeted attacks designed to trick users into clicking on malicious PDF files delivered in an email message.
The advisory indicates that the following versions of Adobe Reader and Acrobat are affected:
•Adobe Reader XI 11.0.01 and earlier for Windows and Macintosh
•Adobe Reader X 10.1.5 and earlier for Windows and Macintosh
•Adobe Reader 9.5.3 and earlier 9.x versions for Windows, Macintosh, and Linux
•Adobe Acrobat XI 11.0.01 and earlier for Windows and Macintosh
•Adobe Acrobat X 10.1.5 and earlier for Windows and Macintosh
•Adobe Acrobat 9.5.3. and earlier 9.x versions for Windows and Macintosh
Adobe is in the process of working on a fix for these issues and will update this advisory when a date for the fix has been determined.