Adobe To Release Fix for Acrobat Security Hole
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Adobe will shortly release an update to address a vulnerability in Adobe Reader and Acrobat 9.2 and earlier versions that was first reported in November.
Adobe said it had reports that the vulnerability was being actively exploited. The company said updates addressing the problem would be available Jan. 12, 2010.
In other Adobe security news, the company released security patches for Illustrator CS4 and CS3 Thursday. The updates for both Mac OS X and Windows operating systems are designed to address issues that could subject systems to "arbitrary code execution," according to information released by Adobe.
Dian Schaffhauser is a senior contributing editor for 1105 Media's education publications THE Journal and Campus Technology. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or on Twitter @schaffhauser.