Adobe systems has rolled out a new version of Adobe Reader and Acrobat 11.0.08. The latest release fixes zero-day vulnerability in the applications that allow an intruder to bypass sandbox protection mechanism. Only Windows platform are susceptible to this issue while OS X variants remain unaffected. Although advisory does not give enough information about the issue, but it seems that it is exploited by criminals. Names of Costin Raiu and Vitaly Kamluk of Kaspersky Labs are mentioned in ‘Acknowledgments’ section of the advisory. Users are advised to apply the patch on earliest basis to remain secure. <more>

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