Thursday, March 12, 2009

It's PDF Patching Day

It's PDF Patching Day

Get the patches while they are hot:

Update Foxit Reader if you have it already.

Update Adobe Reader if you still have it.

APSB09-03 - Security Updates available for Adobe Reader 9 and Acrobat 9


A critical vulnerability has been identified in Adobe Reader

9 and Acrobat 9 and earlier versions. This vulnerability would cause the application to crash and could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.

There are reports that this issue is being exploited.

Adobe recommends users of Adobe Reader and Acrobat 9 update to Adobe Reader 9.1 and Acrobat 9.1. Adobe is planning to make available updates for Adobe Reader 7 and 8, and Acrobat 7 and 8, by March 18. In addition, Adobe plans to make available Adobe Reader 9.1 for Unix by March 25.

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