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Adobe on Monday warned its customers about a new unpatched vulnerability in its Flash Player application. Officials say that the bug is being used in targeted attacks involving a malicious Flash file embedded in a Microsoft Word document.
part of its scheduled batch of patches for November, Microsoft today
issued six security bulletins with fixes for a total of 15
vulnerabilities affecting its Windows and Office product lines.
Three of the six bulletins are rated “critical,” meaning they can be
used to launch remote code execution or worm attacks without any user
action. One of the Windows vulnerabilities could expose users to
drive-by malware attacks via the browser, Microsoft warned.