Adobe Systems Inc. plans to release a critical update today to its Reader and Acrobat PDF software, resolving a number of critical security issues.
In an Adobe advisory issued last week, the software maker said the update
In addition, Adobe issued an out-of-band fix, repairing a critical security vulnerability in Flash Player. The update affects Flash Player versions 10.0.42.34 and earlier, as well as Adobe AIR versions 188.8.131.5220 and earlier. According to Adobe, the Flash flaw could enable an attacker to bypass restrictions and make anonymous requests to malicious third-party sites, poisoning Flash ads and videos.