Tue, Dec 15 2009 18:11
Adobe Reader and Acrobat Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
Adobe has stated that they
are investigating public reports of a vulnerability affecting Adobe
Reader and Acrobat. Public reports indicate that exploitation of this
vulnerability may occur when a user opens a specially crafted PDF file.
Exploitation of this vulnerability may result in arbitrary code
execution. Public reports currently indicate active exploitation of
encourages users and administrators to do the following to help
mitigate the risks until the vendor is able to provide an update:
- Review the Adobe blog entry regarding this issue.
- Use caution when opening PDF files from untrusted sources.
US-CERT will provide additional information as it becomes available.
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