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Security Updates Available for Adobe Reader and Acrobat

by Carol~ Forum moderator / October 8, 2013 2:40 AM PDT
Release date: October 8, 2013

Vulnerability identifier: APSB13-25

Priority: See Bulletin

CVE number: CVE-2013-5325

Platform: Windows

Summary

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.

Adobe recommends users update their product installations to the latest versions:

• Users of Adobe Reader XI (11.0.04) for Windows should update to Adobe Reader XI (11.0.05).
• Users of Adobe Acrobat XI (11.0.04) for Windows should update to Adobe Acrobat XI (11.0.05).

Affected software versions

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

Solution

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

Adobe Reader

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.

Adobe Acrobat

Users 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.

Acrobat Standard and Pro users on Windows can also find the appropriate update here:
http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/product.jsp?product=1&platform=Windows.

Acrobat Pro Extended users on Windows can also find the appropriate update here:
http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/product.jsp?product=1&platform=Windows.

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Additional Details and Severity Ratings:
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb13-25.html
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