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Adobe Responsibly Handles 0-Day

Adobe issued an unscheduled zero-day update for a security issue on Feb. 20 for its Flash Player 12.0.0.44 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh, and Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.336 and earlier versions for Linux.

"These updates address vulnerabilities that could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system," Adobe warned in its advisory.

In total, the Adobe update is fixing three identified common vulnerabilities and exposures (CVEs). Adobe noted that only one of them (CVE-2014-0502) is actively being exploited in the wild.

Read the full story at eWEEK:
Adobe Updates for Zero-Day Risk, Handles Emergency

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at InternetNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.