Adobe Reader/Acrobat: Important security update available (Nov. 3, 2020)

win7[German]Adobe released a security update for Adobe Reader and Acrobat on November 3, 2020 to address serious vulnerabilities in Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader for Windows and MacOS. Here is some information.


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Security Update for Adobe Reader / Acrobat 2020.013.20064

Adobeannounces in Security Bulletin APSB20-67 that a priority 2 security update for Adobe Acrobat and Reader for Windows and MacOS has been released. These updates fix vulnerabilities that allow the execution of arbitrary code in the context of the current user. Here is the table of affected products.

Product Track Affected Versions Platform
Acrobat DC Continuous 2020.012.20048 and earlier versions Windows and macOS
Acrobat Reader DC Continuous 2020.012.20048 and earlier versions Windows and macOS
Acrobat Acrobat 2020 Classic 2020 2020.001.30005 and earlier version Windows and macOS
Acrobat Reader 2020 Classic 2020 2020.001.30005 and earlier version Windows and macOS
Acrobat 2017 Classic 2017 2017.011.30175 and earlier versions    Windows and macOS
Acrobat Reader 2017 Classic 2017 2017.011.30175 and earlier versions    Windows and macOS

Adobe has provided updates for the affected products, which can be accessed via the links in the list below.

  • Acrobat DC, Continuous, 2020.013.20064, Windows, macOS
  • Acrobat Reader DC, Continuous, 2020.013.20064, Windows, macOS
  • Acrobat 2020, Classic 2020, 2020.001.30010, Windows, macOS
  • Acrobat Reader 2020, Classic 2020, 2020.001.30010, Windows, macOS
  • Acrobat 2017, Classic 2017, 2017.011.30180, Windows, macOS
  • Acrobat Reader 2017, Classic 2017, 2017.011.30180, Windows, macOS

Adobe Bulletin contains the download links and also the vulnerability list. Bleeping Computer has here some information about closed vulnerabilities.


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1 Response to Adobe Reader/Acrobat: Important security update available (Nov. 3, 2020)

  1. EP says:

    guenni

    I saw this recent article from ZDNet – “Adobe kills Flash in Acrobat and Reader – pushes out these critical security bug fixes”
    https://www.zdnet.com/article/now-adobe-strips-flash-from-reader-and-acrobat-pushes-out-critical-security-bug-fixes/

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