Adobe Zero Day Malware - Upgrade Adobe Reader and Acrobat
A few days ago we blogged about Adobe's Zero-Day Malware affecting Adobe Reader and Acrobat. The malware was investigated on by Sophos Lab and they uncovered an ample amount of information. We reported that while Adobe was trying to fix the vulnerability, users could defend themselves by following a few simple steps. Well, Adobe has kept its promise and we shall fear no more. The emergency update for Adobe Reader and Acrobat have been released.
Adobe has fixed it for all platforms. It is highly recommended that all Mac, Windows and Linux users upgrade to the new release.
According to Adobe's Security Bulletin;
Adobe is aware of reports that two vulnerabilities (CVE-2013-0640, CVE-2013-0641) referenced in Security Advisory APSA13-02 are being exploited in the wild. Adobe recommends users update their product installations using the instructions provided in the "Solution" section below.
About the Author:
This article has been written by Dr. Sindhia Javed Junejo. She is one of the core members of RHA team.