Security update for Adobe Acrobat/Reader

PDF[German]Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat has a vulnerability (APSB18-29). Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Acrobat and Reader for Windows and MacOS.


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I became aware of the topic through the following tweet by WZor as well as through reports from other websites.

Adobe has announced that five days ago, and released a Security Bulletin APSB18-29 on August 14, 2018. Adobe has released also security updates for Adobe Acrobat and Reader for Windows and MacOS. These updates address critical vulnerabilities. Successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution in the context of the current user.

Product Track Affected Versions Platform Priority rating
Acrobat DC Continuous 2018.011.20055 and earlier versions Windows and macOS 2
Acrobat Reader DC Continuous 2018.011.20055 and earlier versions Windows and macOS 2
Acrobat 2017 Classic 2017 2017.011.30096 and earlier versions Windows and macOS 2
Acrobat Reader 2017 Classic 2017 2017.011.30096 and earlier versions Windows and macOS 2
Acrobat DC Classic 2015 2015.006.30434 and earlier versions Windows and macOS 2
Acrobat Reader DC Classic 2015 2015.006.30434 and earlier versions Windows and macOS 2

The downloads are available here, a list of known issues has been published by Adobe here.

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