Adobe indicates that this issue is being exploited in the wild.
By convincing a user to open a specially-crafted PDF file, a remote, unauthenticated attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code. This can happen in several ways, such as opening an email attachment or viewing a web page.
Apply an update
Do not open untrusted PDF files
Do not open unfamiliar or unexpected PDF attachments. Users can convert PDF documents to text by using the Adobe Online Conversion Tools site. See the Online Conversion Tools FAQ for information about this service. This workaround will not mitigate all attack vectors.
This vulnerability was reported by Adobe, who in turn credit the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory.
This document was written by Will Dormann.
|Date First Published:||2008-06-25|
|Date Last Updated:||2008-06-25 14:08 UTC|