Critical hole in Reader: Adobe accelerates patch day

Adobe has announced plans to bring the release of a patch to close the critical security hole in the current versions of Reader and Acrobat forward to Tuesday, October 5th. As a result, no further patches will be released on the scheduled patch day which was due on October 12th. The hole has been known about since early September and allows attackers to gain control of users’ systems via specially crafted PDF files.

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