LANDesk Patch News Bulletin: Adobe Out of Cycle Security Update for Reader and Acrobat is Available for Mac 20-AUG-2010

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    • (August 20, 2010) Adobe  has released a security update – apsb-10-17, for Adobe Reader and Acrobat. Critical vulnerabilities have been identified in Adobe Reader 9.3.3 (and earlier versions) for Windows, Macintosh and UNIX, Adobe Acrobat 9.3.3 (and earlier versions) for Windows and Macintosh, and Adobe Reader 8.2.3 (and earlier versions) and Adobe Acrobat 8.2.3 (and earlier versions) for Windows and Macintosh. These vulnerabilities could cause the application to crash and could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.
    • Adobe recommends users of Adobe Reader 9.3.3 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh and UNIX update to Adobe Reader 9.3.4. (For Adobe Reader users on Windows and Macintosh, who cannot update to Adobe Reader 9.3.4, Adobe has provided the Adobe Reader 8.2.4 update.) Adobe recommends users of Adobe Acrobat 9.3.3 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh update to Adobe Acrobat 9.3.4. Adobe recommends users of Adobe Acrobat 8.2.3 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh update to Adobe Acrobat 8.2.4. Please visit the following page for more details:



    • LANDesk provides detection support for this update but is unable to support remediation for the update due to the implementation of the vendor.



    New Vulnerabilities

    • Vulnerability ID – Adobe-Reader-update-934_Detect_Only
    • Vulnerability ID – Adobe-Reader-update-824_Detect_Only



    Changed Vulnerabilities

    • N/A


    New Patch Downloads



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