Adobe Security Bulletin Summary for March 2016

Number: AV16-042
Date: 8 March 2016


The purpose of this advisory is to bring attention to the Adobe Security Bulletin Summary for March. to


Adobe has released the following security bulletin:

APSB16-09 – Security updates available for Adobe Acrobat and Reader

Details: Theses updates address critical vulnerabilities that could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.

Affected Products:

Adobe Acrobat DC 15.010.20059 and earlier versions, Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 15.010.20059 and earlier version, Adobe Acrobat DC 15.006.30119 and earlier versions, Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 15.006.30119 and earlier versions, Adobe Acrobat XI 11.0.14 and earlier versions, Adobe Reader XI 11.0.14 and earlier versions.

CVE References: CVE-2016-1007, CVE-2016-1008, CVE-2016-1009,

Suggested Action

CCIRC recommends that system administrators test and deploy the vendor-released updates to affected applications accordingly.


Adobe Security Bulletin:

Note to Readers

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