Adobe Issues Security Update for Photoshop CS4

Adobe has released a security update for Photoshop CS4. The Photoshop CS4 11.0.2 update addresses a number of critical issues and vulnerabilities discovered after the product shipped Adobe's John Nack notes in a blog post.

'Critical vulnerabilities have been identified in Photoshop CS4 11.0.1 and earlier for Windows and Macintosh that could allow an attacker who successfully exploits these vulnerabilities to take control of the affected system. A malicious .ASL (swatch), .ABR (brush), or .GRD (gradient) file must be opened in Photoshop CS4 by the user for an attacker to be able to exploit these vulnerabilities. Adobe recommends Photoshop CS4 customers update to Photoshop CS4 11.0.2, which resolves these issues.'

The update also addresses a number of problems with brushes, styles and gradient preset files.Nack adds, the Adobe update for both Mac and PC does not apply to the recently introduced Photoshop CS5.

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