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Security Updates for Adobe Reader | Acrobat (APSB14-28)

by Carol~ Moderator / December 9, 2014 3:19 AM PST
Release date: December 9, 2014

Vulnerability identifier: APSB14-28

Priority: See Bulletin

CVE numbers: CVE-2014-9165, CVE-2014-8445, CVE-2014-9150, CVE-2014-8446, CVE-2014-8447, CVE-2014-8448, CVE-2014-8449, CVE-2014-8451, CVE-2014-8452, CVE-2014-8453, CVE-2014-8454, CVE-2014-8455, CVE-2014-8456, CVE-2014-8457, CVE-2014-8458, CVE-2014-8459, CVE-2014-8460, CVE-2014-8461, CVE-2014-9158, CVE-2014-9159

Platform: Windows and Macintosh

Summary

Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Reader and Acrobat for Windows and Macintosh. These updates address vulnerabilities that could potentially allow an attacker to take over the affected system. Adobe recommends users update their product installations to the latest versions:

• Users of Adobe Reader XI (11.0.09) and earlier versions should update to version 11.0.10.
• Users of Adobe Reader X (10.1.12) and earlier versions should update to version 10.1.13.
• Users of Adobe Acrobat XI (11.0.09) and earlier versions should update to version 11.0.10.
• Users of Adobe Acrobat X (10.1.12) and earlier versions should update to version 10.1.13.

Affected software versions

• Adobe Reader XI (11.0.09) and earlier 11.x versions
• Adobe Reader X (10.1.12) and earlier 10.x versions
• Adobe Acrobat XI (11.0.09) and earlier 11.x versions
• Adobe Acrobat X (10.1.12) and earlier 10.x versions

Solution

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

Adobe Reader
The product's default update mechanism 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 find the appropriate update here: http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/product.jsp?product=10&platform=Windows

Adobe Reader users on Macintosh can find the appropriate update here: http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/product.jsp?product=10&platform=Macintosh

Adobe Acrobat
The product's default update mechanism 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 find the appropriate update here: http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/product.jsp?product=1&platform=Windows

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

Security Bulletin :
http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/reader/apsb14-28.html
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