Last Updated: 2011-03-14 20:09:26 UTC
by Bojan Zdrnja (Version: 1)
Adobe posted a security advisory (http://www.adobe.com/support/security/advisories/apsa11-01.html) about a new 0-day vulnerability in Flash player. According to the post about this vulnerability (available at http://blogs.adobe.com/asset/2011/03/background-on-apsa11-01-patch-schedule.html), Adobe says that they had reports of this new vulnerability being used in targeted attacks. These attacks seem to be particularly sneaky – the Flash exploit is embedded in an Excel file which is also used to setup memory so the exploit has a higher chance of succeeding.
We will keep an eye on this and if the 0-day starts being used in the wild. If you have more information that you can share about this let us know.