Posts Tagged ‘0-day’

New 0-Day Adobe Vulnerabilities

Friday, October 29th, 2010

Just when it looked like Adobe had take care of that 0-day problem …

It has been a bad year for Adobe’s security team, as Adobe products where hit with many critical security vulnerabilities in that time. The latest was just announced yesterday in a security advisory over at Adobe. The critical vulnerability affects both Adobe Flash Player versions and earlier on all supported operating systems (that’s Windows, Mac, Linux, Solaris and Android [gasp]) and Adobe Reader 9.4 and earlier 9.x versions on Windows, Mac and Unix.


Firefox 3.6.12 Fixes Critical Security Vulnerability

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

Wow! Firefox already fixed that 0-day vulnerability that everybody was talking about yesterday …

Now that was fast. The Firefox developers have updated the web browser only a day after the discovery of a 0-day vulnerability on the Nobel Prize website targeting Firefox 3.6 Windows installations. The critical vulnerability affected all Firefox 3.6 and 3.5 releases, and allowed the attacker to compromise a system without user interaction or warning messages.