Adobe PS CS Security problem

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From the Adobe website:

"Adobe License Management Service update

This update addresses a potential vulnerability in the Adobe License
Management Service, which is installed with various Adobe products
that require product activation. It affects only computers running
Windows. [...]

The vulnerability exists due to a flaw in the installation of the
License Management Service, which can lead to an unauthorized person
gaining access to the user's computer. The unauthorized person can
exploit this vulnerability to run a program with administrator
privileges."

Full advisory + patch:
http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/detail.jsp?ftpID=2955
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I would never download something that did not come directly from Adobe. This
sounds like a virus or worm program could result if this link were clicked.
Craig Flory
 
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"Craig Flory" <floryphotog@mindspring.com> writes:
> I would never download something that did not come directly from
> Adobe. This sounds like a virus or worm program could result if this
> link were clicked.

Did you look at the URL? This /is/ directly from Adobe.
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"Craig Flory" <floryphotog@mindspring.com> writes:

> I would never download something that did not come directly from Adobe. This
> sounds like a virus or worm program could result if this link were clicked.

Since you snipped the quote, I can't tell what you think you're on
about; but the URL posted in the message you're responding to *is* at
Adobe.
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