Web and print publishing software maker Adobe Systems has pushed out security patches to cover a potentially serious code execution flaw in the Adobe Creative Suite 2 platform. The flaw, which carries an "important" rating, affects Adobe Creative Suite 2, Adobe Photoshop CS2 and Adobe Illustrator CS2 on both Windows and Mac OS platforms.
San Jose, Calif.-based Adobe is working on a plan release security updates on a monthly cycle, but a spokesman told eWEEK that this batch of patches is not part of the scheduled updates that will be implemented later this year. According to a security bulletin from Adobe, the vulnerability could be exploited by malicious hackers launch security bypass, data manipulation and privilege escalation attacks.
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