Multiple Adobe security holes closed

A regular patching cycle isn’t enough for Adobe, as multiple flaws need closing in some of its popular software products.Adobe has released an out-of-cycle patch for its Flash Player, AIR, Reader and Acrobat software, closing more than 10 vulnerabilities that potentially left users open to attack.

It closes a recent vulnerability in Flash that was highlighted by Symantec and actively exploited in the wild. It also fixes 11 other flaws, including three that fixed problems in vulnerable Microsoft code (its Active Template Library (ATL)).

All of the fixed vulnerabilities were critical, with most having the potential to allow an attacker to take over a user’s system.

Read the entire IT Pro story at: Multiple Adobe security holes closed | IT PRO – By Asavin Wattanajantra, 3 Aug 2009 at 11:22

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