Posts Tagged ‘Adobe’

Adobe LogoAdobe announced this week announced new security features for the products Reader and Acrobat XI.

The company said that the updates of these products include improved “sandbox”, and whether the enhanced ASLR and cryptography based on elliptic curve algorithm. Products also have new opportunities to view and create PDF-files.

As described in the Adobe, Reader XI application has a new mode Protected Mode, which extends normal “sandbox” at the expense of opportunities for limited read documents in PDF. Innovation should help protect against different types of attacks associated with the theft of data. Earlier in Adobe Reader was announced only function “write protect”. Reader XI application received and parental control PDF, which also creates an additional layer of protection system against attacks. (more…)

Adobe FlashVulnerability: Multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player

Danger: High
If the Patch: Yes
Number of vulnerabilities: 25

Impact: System Compromise
Affected products:

– Adobe Flash Player 11.x;
– Adobe AIR 3.x (more…)

Adobe LogoAdobe has withdrawn part of its certificates and gave information of the incident to anti-virus vendors.

Adobe company announced that unknown hackers compromised the servers that are used for software development companies. As a result, attackers were able to generate their own security certificates and to issue malware products for Adobe.

“After the signature verification We immediately withdrew infrastructure digital signature code and initiated expert investigation in order to determine how they were established signature. We have detected a compromised build server with access to the infrastructure of the code signing, “– said in a notification producer. (more…)

Adobe FlashVulnerability: Execution of arbitrary code in Adobe Flash Player

Severity Rating: Critical
CVE ID: CVE-2012-1535
Impact: System Compromise

Affected Products: Adobe Flash Player 11.x

Affected versions: (more…)