Saturday, August 21, 2010

Adobe Reader and Acrobat Critical Security Updates

Adobe released an out-of-cycle security update to address the critical security issues in CVE-2010-2862 (discussed at the recent Black Hat USA 2010 security conference) and vulnerabilities addressed in the August 10 Adobe Flash Player update as noted in Security Bulletin APSB10-16.

Release date: August 19, 2010
Vulnerability identifier: APSB10-17
CVE numbers: CVE-2010-2862, CVE-2010-1240
Platform: All Platforms

Acrobat and Reader users can update to the latest version, v. 9.3.4, using the built-in updater, by clicking “Help” and then “Check for Updates.” The Adobe Reader update for Windows is available from here. As usual, the caution to UNCHECK the box shown below. It is not needed for the update!

McAfee Security Scan Plus

The next quarterly security updates for Adobe Reader and Acrobat is scheduled for October 12, 2010.


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