“Hackers are exploiting critical, unpatched vulnerabilities in Adobe Reader, Acrobat and Flash Player.
The zero-day vulnerabilities are platform independent and can affect users of Adobe products regardless of whether they run Windows, Mac or Linux systems, Adobe warns.”
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It is zero-day all over again for Adobe
Source: The Register
This time they’ve gone for a triple crown as both Acrobat versions, the full and the Reader as well as Flash are all being attacked and your OS will not save you this time, any machine with the vulnerability can be attacked. For the most part it will simply cause a crash but in some cases Adobe warns of the potential of escalated privileges. The list of affected software is a little complex, as older versions of Acrobat and the current Release Candidate of Flash 10.1 are not vulnerable so you’d best follow the link from The Register to see how vulnerable you are.