Adobe Confirms 'Critical' Reader, Acrobat Exploits
A critical security vulnerability in an ActiveX control used by Internet Explorer could allow malicious hackers to use Adobe's Reader and Acrobat software to launch PC hijack attacks, according to a warning from Adobe Systems.
The San Jose, Calif., company released an advisory with pre-patch workarounds and warned that multiple unpatched flaws could cause software crashes and "potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system." Adobe Confirms 'Critical' Reader, Acrobat Exploits
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