Wed, Mar 11 2009 13:48
Security Updates available for Adobe Reader 9 and Acrobat 9
A critical vulnerability has been
identified in Adobe Reader 9 and Acrobat 9 and earlier versions. This
vulnerability would cause the application to crash and could
potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.
There are reports that this issue is being exploited.
recommends users of Adobe Reader and Acrobat 9 update to Adobe Reader
9.1 and Acrobat 9.1. Adobe is planning to make available updates for
Adobe Reader 7 and 8, and Acrobat 7 and 8, by March 18. In addition,
Adobe plans to make available Adobe Reader 9.1 for Unix by March 25.
Affected software versions
Adobe Reader 9 and earlier versions
Adobe Acrobat 9 Standard, Pro, and Pro Extended and earlier versions
Adobe Security Bulletin
Filed under: Advisories / Bulletins