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Offline Simon

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Adobe to release emergency Reader and Acrobat patches
« on: February 18, 2013, 12:29 »
Adobe will make an emergency patch available this week to protect its Reader and Acrobat software against a zero-day exploit.

The exploits, known as CVE-2013-0640 and CVE-2013-0641, were first reported on 12 February by security firm FireEye, and target both Windows and Mac versions of Reader and Acrobat.

Reader version 9 and newer is affected across Mac, Windows and Linux platforms, and versions X and XI are affected on Mac and PCs. For Acrobat, version 9 and newer are affected.

The exploit relies on the user opening a rogue PDF attached to an email. The PDF crashes Acrobat, which when restarted calls back to a remote domain, delivering user keystrokes such as usernames and passwords.

Read more: http://www.pcpro.co.uk/news/security/380023/adobe-to-release-emergency-reader-and-acrobat-patches#ixzz2LFl2li00
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Re: Adobe to release emergency Reader and Acrobat patches
« Reply #1 on: February 18, 2013, 20:25 »
Windows, Java, Office, now Adobe.  Are our computers falling apart?   :woot:
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Re: Adobe to release emergency Reader and Acrobat patches
« Reply #2 on: February 18, 2013, 20:34 »
It's not us, it's them!   :devil:
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Re: Adobe to release emergency Reader and Acrobat patches
« Reply #3 on: February 18, 2013, 20:48 »
Yes, but they are causing our computers to fall apart!   :laugh:
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Re: Adobe to release emergency Reader and Acrobat patches
« Reply #4 on: February 18, 2013, 21:26 »
It's all in the grand plan...   :nerves:
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Re: Adobe to release emergency Reader and Acrobat patches
« Reply #5 on: February 18, 2013, 22:49 »
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