Adobe admits to critical software flaws

by admin October 12, 2007 at 12:59 pm

Reader and Acrobat vulnerable in IE7 on Windows XP

Adobe has admitted that some of its software contains vulnerabilities that could leave computers open to attack, following information published on the Heise Security website.

Following the exposure, Adobe posted information on its Security Bulletins and Advisories page about the vulnerability.

The document and imaging company said that its Adobe Reader and Acrobat software could allow hackers to upload malicious programs onto a user’s PC.

The problems are thought to affect only computers running Internet Explorer 7 on Windows XP.

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