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Zero-days for Firefox, IE 11, Adobe's Flash and Reader exploited at Pwn2Own 2015

2015/03/19

Softpedia - (International) Security researchers leveraged multiple zero-day vulnerabilities to exploit 13 undisclosed bugs in Adobe's Flash and Reader, Mozilla's Firefox, and Microsoft's Internet Explorer 11 to take control of compromised systems through various methods which included, heap overflow remote code execution, a cross-origin vulnerability, and a use-after-free (UAF) remote code execution, among others at Hewlett Packard and Google Project Zero's Pwn2Own hacking competition.

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Zero-Days-for-Firefox-IE-11-Adobe-s-Flash-and-Reader-Exploited-at-Pwn2Own-2015-476239.shtml

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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