Zero-day PDF exploit reportedly defeats Adobe Reader sandbox protection

The exploit targets a previously unknown vulnerability in Adobe Reader, Group-IB researchers say

By Lucian Constantin, IDG News Service |  Software

In the past, the company has regularly postponed patching known vulnerabilities in Adobe Reader X by arguing that the product's sandboxing feature would block any exploits targeting those flaws. However, if this new sandbox bypass if verified, Adobe is likely to issue an emergency update.

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