Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Adobe Reader and Acrobat Critical Security Updates


Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Reader DC and Adobe Acrobat DC for Windows and Macintosh.  These updates are rated as four (4) critical and one (1) rated important, addressing the CVE's from the vulnerability details listed below. 

Release date:  February 13, 2018
Vulnerability identifier: APSB18-02
Platform: Windows and Macintosh

Vulnerability Category Vulnerability Impact Severity CVE Number
Security Mitigation Bypass
Privilege Escalation
Critical CVE-2018-4872
Heap Overflow
Arbitrary Code Execution
Critical CVE-2018-4890, CVE-2018-4904, CVE-2018-4910, CVE-2018-4917
Arbitrary Code Execution
Critical CVE-2018-4888, CVE-2018-4892, CVE-2018-4902, CVE-2018-4911, CVE-2018-4913
Out-of-bounds write
Arbitrary Code Execution
Critical CVE-2018-4879, CVE-2018-4895, CVE-2018-4898, CVE-2018-4901, CVE-2018-4915,
CVE-2018-4916, CVE-2018-4918
Out-of-bounds read
Remote Code Execution Important CVE-2018-4880, CVE-2018-4881, CVE-2018-4882, CVE-2018-4883, CVE-2018-4884,
CVE-2018-4885, CVE-2018-4886, CVE-2018-4887, CVE-2018-4889, CVE-2018-4891,
CVE-2018-4893, CVE-2018-4894, CVE-2018-4896, CVE-2018-4897, CVE-2018-4899,
CVE-2018-4900, CVE-2018-4903, CVE-2018-4905, CVE-2018-4906, CVE-2018-4907,
CVE-2018-4908, CVE-2018-4909, CVE-2018-4912, CVE-2018-4914

Update or Complete Download

Update checks can be manually activated by choosing Help > Check for Updates.  Reader DC was updated to 18.011.20036.and Acrobat DC to 18.011.20035.   
Note: UNcheck any pre-checked additional options presented with the update. They are not part of the software update and are completely optional.


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