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'Critical' security update coming for Adobe Acrobat and Reader (14 Aug).

Discussion in 'News and Rumors' started by bilzmale, Aug 10, 2012.

  1. bilzmale

    bilzmale Super Moderator Emeritus

    Jul 17, 2010
    Perth, Western Australia
    Bill Shinnick
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    B U L L E T I N
    Adobe is planning to release security updates for Adobe Reader and Acrobat
    X (10.1.3) and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh on Tuesday,
    August 14, 2012.

    The flaws are rated "critical," meaning malicious native-code can be
    executed without a user's knowledge.

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    ZDNet:
    Adobe warns of critical holes in Reader, Acrobat | ZDNet

    Adobe Notification:
    Adobe - Security Bulletins: APSB12-16 - Prenotification Security Advisory for Adobe Reader and Acrobat
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  2. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
    betwixt and between
    BB
    Thanks for this, Bill!