Adobe Issues Zero-Day Bug Warning

Adobe has issued another zero-day bug warning for its Adobe Reader and Acrobat software.

According to a security advisory posted by the company, the newly discovered bug affects the Adobe Reader 9.3.4 and previous versions designed for Windows, Macintosh and Unix.

The company warned that the bug, which is most likely triggered by a malicious PDF file, can cause the system to crash and even allow the hackers to take control of a computer system.

Adobe has also said that the vulnerability is actively being exploited in the wild and that the company is working on a security patch, set to be released as soon as possible.

The company said that it "is in the process of evaluating the schedule for an update to resolve this vulnerability".

“As always, Adobe recommends that users follow security best practises by keeping their anti-malware software and definitions up to date,” the advisory added.

The company has also added a note of thanks to (http://contagiodump.blogspot.com) Mila Parkour for helping it discover the vulnerability.