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Vulnerabilities in Adobe Reader

New vulnerabilities in Adobe Reader

The anti-virus company McAfee reported about detection of new vulnerability in Adobe Systems Reader software, which manifests itself in the moment when the user already opened and looks through the PDF-file by means of this program. The company said that the vulnerability is not critical and does not allow for remote code execution. At the same time, the anti-virus company reports that has notified Adobe about the problem.

Haifei Li, anti-virus analyst of McAfee, said that they discovered the unusual behavior of the system when they were working with files in PDF. According to him, the company has transferred to Adobe detailed information about the vulnerability, and before the release of the corresponding patch it will not disclose technical information about the bug. (more…)