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Adobe Reader / Acrobat and Flash Remote Code Execution

Adobe Reader / Acrobat and Flash Remote Code Execution


Fortinet’s FortiGuard Global Security Research Team investigates a vulnerability in multiple Adobe products through SWF.


Remote Code Execution.

Affected Software:

  • Adobe Reader and Acrobat 9.1.2 and earlier 9.x versions
  • Adobe Flash Player and and earlier 9.x and 10.x versions


  • The FortiGuard Global Security Research Team released a signature “Adobe.Products.SWF.Remote.Code.Execution”, which covers this specific vulnerability.
  • Apply the suggested workaround from Adobe

The FortiGuard Global Security Research Team continues to monitor attacks against this vulnerability.

Fortinet customers who subscribe to Fortinetˇ¦s intrusion prevention (IPS) service should be protected against this remote code execution vulnerability. Fortinetˇ¦s IPS service is one component of FortiGuard Subscription Services, which also offer comprehensive solutions such as antivirus, Web content filtering and antispam capabilities. These services enable protection against threats on both application and network layers. FortiGuard Services are continuously updated by the FortiGuard Global Security Research Team, which enables Fortinet to deliver a combination of multi-layered security intelligence and true zero-day protection from new and emerging threats. These updates are delivered to all FortiGate, FortiMail and FortiClient products. Fortinet strictly follows responsible disclosure guidelines to ensure optimum protection during a threat’s lifecycle.



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