Adobe Preps Patch for Zero-Day Vulnerability for Reader, Acrobat
Adobe Systems plans to release a fix May 12 for a zero-day vulnerability affecting versions 7, 8 and 9 of Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat. The vulnerability affects Windows, Mac and Unix operating systems. Adobe also confirms a second vulnerability in Adobe Reader that will be addressed in the forthcoming update for Unix.Adobe Systems is planning to release a patch for a zero-day flaw affecting Adobe Reader and Acrobat next week. This is the second zero-day flaw known to have been found in Adobe's Reader and Acrobat products since March. On May 12, Adobe will push out a fix for versions 7, 8 and 9 on Windows PCs, as well as updates for versions 8 and 9 on Mac and Unix machines.