Adobe Plugs Gaping Security Holes in Reader, Acrobat


Software maker Adobe on Tuesday shipped patches for at least 56 security vulnerabilities in a wide range of products, some serious enough to expose Windows and macOS users to code execution attacks.

Adobe called special attention to its APSB23-24 bulletin that covers critical-severity security flaws in the widely deployed Adobe Acrobat and Reader software.

“Successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution, privilege escalation, security feature bypass and memory leak,” Adobe said in a warning addressed to both Windows and macOS users. 

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