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Adobe updates Reader and Acrobat

A little earlier as announced, Adobe released updated versions of Adobe Acrobat and Reader. These programs were vulnerable to the Flash Player zero-day-vulnerability as well, which was fixed last week already. As the vulnerability is rated critical, users of Acrobat … Continue reading

Adobe plans Flash Player Update tomorrow

This is good news – for the recently acknowledged zero-day security vulnerability within Adobe Flash Player, Acrobat and Reader there will be a first update available tomorrow. Adobe updated their security advisory on that matter to reflect the update schedule … Continue reading

Zero-Day Vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player, Reader and Acrobat (Update)

Adobe released a security advisory in which it warns from a zero-day vulnerability within current version of Adobe Flash Player, Reader and Acrobat. Affected are Flash Player 10.2.153.1 and earlier versions for Windows, Mac, Linux and Solaris, the current version … Continue reading

Adobe patches Reader and Acrobat

Adobe has just released Adobe Reader and Acrobat in Version 9.4.1. This release fixes 20 bugs of which 17 are rated critical security vulnerabilities by the company. This means that attackers can abuse them to smuggle malware like Trojans on … Continue reading

Patchday ahead

The Redmond company today published its announcement for the upcoming November Patch Tuesday. Microsoft wants to release 3 security bulletins which deal with 11 security vulnerabilities within Office and PowerPoint (up to the brand new Office 2011 for Mac) and … Continue reading

Adobe fixes Reader and Acrobat (Update)

Adobe just released Reader and Acrobat version 9.4. The new release fixes some critical vulnerabilities which allow attackers to infect PCs – for example, just by browsing the net. Overall the update lists 23(!) entries in the CVE database as … Continue reading

Adobe patches Reader and Acrobat

Adobe has released version 9.3.4 and 8.2.4 of Adobe Reader and Acrobat for Windows, Mac OS X and Unix operating systems. According to Adobe’s security advisory, this release fixes critical vulnerabilities which allow for remote code execution:  “These vulnerabilities could … Continue reading

Adobe fixes vulnerabilities in Reader

Adobe has released Adobe Reader and Acrobat versions 9.3.3 and 8.2.3 for Windows, Mac and Unix, respectively; the new versions are fixing several security vulnerabilities which allow attackers to compromise PCs with manipulated PDF documents. Users of Adobe Reader and … Continue reading

Plenty of Updates on Patch Tuesday

This Black Tuesday was different as anticipated – Microsoft releases only one security bulletin, but other companies “jumped in” and deliver updates now as well. For the windows operating systems, only one Security Bulletin was released. MS10-001 deals with a … Continue reading