Security Update Available for Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader

Last Updated: 01/10/2018

Security Notice Level

SEVERE

Vulnerabilities have been identified in Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader for Windows and Macintosh. These vulnerabilities could cause the application to crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.

The update includes fixes for the vulnerabilities mentioned in the previously released vulnerability notification - Security Advisory for Adobe Reader and Acrobat – released December 6, 2011

The IT Security Office recommends that users update.

Affected Software

  • Adobe Reader X (10.1.1) and earlier 10.x versions for Windows and Macintosh
  • Adobe Reader 9.4.7 and earlier 9.x versions for Windows
  • Adobe Reader 9.4.6 and earlier 9.x versions for Macintosh
  • Adobe Acrobat X (10.1.1) and earlier 10.x versions for Windows and Macintosh
  • Adobe Acrobat 9.4.7 and earlier 9.x versions for Windows
  • Adobe Acrobat 9.4.6 and earlier 9.x versions for Macintosh

Additional Information

Security bulletin names:
APSB12-01 Security updates available for Adobe Reader and Acrobat

Additional information about this vulnerability can be viewed at:
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb12-01.html

Released: January 10, 2012