Adobe confirms zero-day vulnerability

by admin July 23, 2009 at 4:00 pm

Serious issue affects Adobe Reader, Acrobat and Flash

Adobe is investigating a vulnerability affecting several of its products, after experts warned that the flaw is already being exploited in the wild. The company is working with security vendor Symantec on a solution to the problem.

“Adobe is aware of reports of a potential vulnerability in Adobe Reader and Acrobat 9.1.2 and Adobe Flash Player 9 and 10. We are currently investigating this potential issue and will have an update once we get more information,” said Brad Arkin, director for product security and privacy at Adobe, in a blog post.

Reports of the issue have been buzzing around the internet, and warnings have been released by VeriSign and Symantec.

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