Security Updates available for Adobe Reader and Acrobat

August 12th, 2014 by Kevin Zoll

Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Reader and Acrobat XI (11.0.07) and earlier versions for Windows. These updates address a vulnerability that could allow an attacker to circumvent sandbox protection on the Windows platform.

Adobe is aware of evidence that indicates an exploit in the wild is being used in limited, isolated attacks targeting Adobe Reader users on Windows. Adobe recommends users update Adobe Reader and Acrobat XI to the latest versions.

Affected software versions

  • Adobe Reader XI (11.0.07) and earlier 11.x versions for Windows
  • Adobe Reader X (10.1.10) and earlier 10.x versions for Windows
  • Adobe Acrobat XI (11.0.07) and earlier 11.x versions for Windows
  • Adobe Acrobat X (10.1.10) and earlier 10.x versions for Windows

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

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

References:
Adobe Security Bulletin APSB14-19



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