Adobe has patched a Critical Adobe Reader vulnerability exploited in the wild, in addition to Critical vulnerabilities in multiple other Adobe products.
An attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities and potentially take over impacted systems.
Adobe Reader bug exploited
The Adobe Acrobat and Reader for Windows and macOS security update (APSB21-29) addressed multiple vulnerabilities. One of those Critical vulnerabilities CVE-2021-28550 has been exploited in the wild and could lead to arbitrary code execution.
“Adobe has received a report that CVE-2021-28550 has been exploited in the wild in limited attacks targeting Adobe Reader users on Windows,” Adobe said.
In addition, Adobe patched 9 other Critical and 4 Important severity vulnerabilities.
Other Adobe products
In addition, Adobe also patched 11 other Adobe products (with number of Critical vulnerabilities addressed):