Adobe mends security holes in Flash, Reader, Acrobat
Security flaws in Adobe Flash, Reader, and Acrobat could have been the cause of computer crashes recently. The software company announced today that it sent out updates for these three programs, which are meant to patch security vulnerabilities that cause such system crashes.
“These updates address a vulnerability that could cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system,” the company wrote in a security bulletin today. “Adobe recommends users update their product installations to the latest versions.”