Posts Tagged ‘Adobe Acrobat’

Adobe Reader 9.3.4 Released, Update Now

Friday, August 20th, 2010

This release takes care of the Acrobat security flaw that was in the news lately, so it’s worth the download …

Adobe in a security advisory yesterday released new versions of their popular pdf reading applications Adobe Reader and Acrobat. Adobe Reader 9.3.3, which was released less than a month ago, is replaced by version 9.3.4. Adobe Reader and Acrobat 9.3.4 fix several critical security vulnerabilities in Adobe Reader 9.3.3 and earlier for Windows, Macintosh and Unix.

(more…)

Another Adobe Reader Zero-Day Vulnerability Emerges

Friday, August 6th, 2010

Dang. Just when I was feeling like I’d taken care of that last Adobe bug …

What is it with Adobe Reader and vulnerabilities? It feels like new security vulnerabilities are found in the software at an accelerated pace this year. Adobe yesterday released a security advisory for Adobe Reader and Acrobat, to announce to the world that critical security vulnerabilities have been found – once again – in Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat.

(more…)

Adobe Reader 9.3.3 Released, Fixes Critical Security Issues

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

Probably a good idea to update your copy of Adobe Reader or Acrobat …

Adobe today has released a new version of their pdf readers Adobe Reader and Acrobat raising the versions of said products to 9.3.3 respectively 9.3.3. Affected by the vulnerabilities are Adobe Reader 9.3.2 and earlier for Windows, Macintosh and Unix as well as Adobe Acrobat 9.3.2 and earlier for Windows and Macintosh.

The security bulletin sheds some light on the security issues that have been fixed in the release. A total of 17 different vulnerabilities have been fixed in Adobe Reader 9.3.3. Adobe has categorized the update as critical and recommends that users apply the latest updates immediately to protect their computer systems.

Exploits of any security vulnerability that has been patched in the update can lead to code execution on the affected system.

(more…)