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Security updates available for Adobe Reader and Acrobat

 

Systems Affected


  • Adobe Reader XI (11.0.04) for Windows
  • Adobe Acrobat XI (11.0.04) for Windows

Threat Level

Overview


Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Reader and Acrobat XI (11.0.04) for Windows. These updates address a regression that occurred in version 11.0.04 affecting Javascript security controls. Adobe Reader and Acrobat X (10.1.8) and earlier versions for Windows are not affected, and all versions of Adobe Reader and Acrobat for Macintosh are also not affected by this vulnerability.


Description


Users on Windows can utilize the product's update mechanism. The default configuration is set to run automatic update checks on a regular schedule. Update checks can be manually activated by choosing Help > Check for Updates.
Adobe Reader users on Windows can also find the appropriate update here:
http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/product.jsp?product=10&platform=Windows


Impact



Solution/ Workarounds


Adobe recommends users update their software installations by following the instructions below:


References


https://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb13-25.html


Disclaimer


The information provided herein is on "as is" basis, without warranty of any kind.


 
     

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