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Adobe PDF at Risk From Zero-Day Vulnerability

Dec 16, 2009, 03:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

"Adobe (NASDAQ: ADBE) has not yet released a full advisory detailing the security issue, but has issued a brief statement on its security blog.

""Adobe received reports of a vulnerability in Adobe Reader and Acrobat 9.2 and earlier versions being exploited in the wild (CVE-2009-4324)," Adobe's David Lenoe wrote on the Adobe Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT) blog. "We are currently investigating this issue and assessing the risk to our customers."

"According to security researchers at the Shadowserver Foundation, the new Adobe PDF vulnerability has been circulating the Internet and resulting in exploits since Dec. 11."

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