There have been reports of two critical vulnerabilities being actively exploited in targeted attacks against Adobe Reader 9.x on Windows. These vulnerabilities could cause a crash and may allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.
Today’s updates address these vulnerabilities in Adobe Reader and Acrobat 9.x for Windows. Version X has protected mode available that prevents this type of attack. Adobe recommends users of Adobe Reader 9.4.6 and earlier 9.x versions for Windows update to Adobe Reader 9.4.7. Adobe recommends users of Adobe Acrobat 9.4.6 and earlier 9.x versions for Windows update to Adobe Acrobat 9.4.7.