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Security Update:Adobe Released Security Updates for Adobe Acrobat and Reader for Windows and Macintosh

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Tuesday, January 12, 2016 - 12:12

Reason

Security Updates

Impact

Adobe Acrobat and Reader (Windows and Macintosh) Users

 

WHAT HAPPENED?
Adobe has released security updates to address multiple Critical vulnerabilities in Adobe Acrobat and Reader for Windows and Macintosh.

Advanced Users: For a complete description of the security enhancements and affected software refer to Adobe Security Bulletin – APSB16-02 - Security updates available for Adobe Acrobat and Reader - https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb16-02.html.


AFFECTED SYSTEMS:

  • Acrobat DC
  • Acrobat Reader
  • Acrobat XI
  • Reader XI



WHAT'S THE PROBLEM?
Exploitation of these vulnerabilities may allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system.


HOW DO I PROTECT MY COMPUTER?
Update your software

  1. If you are supported by ITFS or have different IT support, no action on your part is required.
  2. If you do not have IT support or they do not support your computer refer to Adobe Security Bulletin – APSB16-02 - Security updates available for Adobe Acrobat and Reader - https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb16-02.html on how to obtain updates.



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