Adobe has found a critical vulnerability that affects Flash Player, Adobe Reader, and Acrobat.
Adobe informs that affected software include: Adobe Flash Player 10.0.45.2, 9.0.262, and earlier 10.0.x and 9.0.x versions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Solaris and Adobe Reader and Acrobat 9.3.2 and earlier 9.x versions for Windows, Macintosh and UNIX.
To be more clear Adobe Reader and Acrobat 9.3.2 and earlier 9.x versions for Windows are affected.
As you notice Adobe Reader and Acrobat 8.x are not affected.
The company also informs that this vulnerability is being exploited so I recommend you continue reading.
Right now Adobe hasn’t launched a fix, but recommend to update to the:
and delete, rename or remove access to the file authplay.dll that comes with Adobe Reader 9.x and Acrobat 9.x.
The file can be found at:
for Adobe Reader and at:
Once the file is removed you can face problems using PDF files with SWF content inside. I haven’t seen one of this before but I am sure they exist.
More information about the vulnerability here: