A Potential Vulnerability in Adobe Reader and Acrobat 9.1.2 and Adobe Flash Player 9 and 10

Adobe Systems Inc. is warning about a potential vulnerability in Adobe Reader and Acrobat 9.1.2 and Adobe Flash Player 9 and 10. Researchers said they have uncovered attacks in the wild in which malicious Acrobat PDF files are exploiting a vulnerability in Flash and dropping a Trojan onto computers.

“The authors of the exploit have managed to take a bug and turn it into a reliable exploit using a heap spray technique,” Patrick Fitzgerald(Symantec Security) said.

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