Adobe’s patches for Windows and OS/X expose Linux
Source: InfoSecurity Magazine - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Intrusion Detection During June, Google researchers seeking to strengthen the security posture of the embedded PDF reader for Chrome discovered numerous vulnerabilities in Adobe Reader. Most of these were patched in this week’s Adobe security update – but not for Linux. This is worrying the researchers, Mateusz “j00ru” Jurczyk and Gynvael Coldwind. “Unfortunately, sixteen more crashes affecting Windows, OS X, or both systems remain unpatched.” But this is not their main concern. The vulnerabilities were not made public by the researchers, and they “have no evidence these bugs are being exploited today.” Ironically, it is the patched vulnerabilities rather than the unpatched vulnerabilities that are most worrying.

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