Adobe Goes Out-of-Band to Fix Flash, Acrobat

One week after first disclosing that its Adobe Reader, Acrobat and Flash Player were at risk, Adobe has patched its platforms.

The flaw could have enabled an attacker to create a malicious .swf Flash file which could have allowed an attacker to take control of a user’s system.
The new Adobe Flash Player which is now available from Adobe fixes the flaw.

While standalone Adobe Flash Player users have had to wait a week for a fix from Adobe, Google’s Chrome users have been protected since last week.

Read the full story at eSecurity Planet:

Adobe Fixes Zero-Day Reader, Acrobat and Flash Flaws

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