Adobe ‘Zero Day’ Flaw is Eight Months Old

The current zero-day attacks against Adobe Flash Player are not quite zero-day after all.   According to new information, Adobe’s security response team knew about the vulnerability since December 31, 2008 (see image below) but it was misdiagnosed as a “data loss corruption” issue.

When word of the attacks surfaced this week, Adobe quickly locked access to the bug ticket with a note that it was “reclassified as a security bug.”  Read the full story [zdnet.com]

The current zero-day attacks against Adobe Flash Player are not quite zero-day after all.   According to new information, Adobe’s security response team knew about the vulnerability since December 31, 2008 (see image below) but it was misdiagnosed as a “data loss corruption” issue.

When word of the attacks surfaced this week, Adobe quickly locked access to the bug ticket with a note that it was “reclassified as a security bug.”  Read the full story [zdnet.com]

 

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