Security Updates for Adobe Acrobat and Reader
Date: 10 May 2016
The purpose of this advisory is to bring attention to the recently released security updates for Adobe Acrobat, Reader and Flash Player.
Adobe has released Security Bulletin APSB16-14 to address critical vulnerabilities that could allow an attacker to take control of vulnerable systems. All OS platforms are reported as being impacted.
Affected software versions:
- Adobe Acrobat DC 15.010.20060 and earlier versions
- Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 15.010.20060 and earlier versions
- Adobe Acrobat DC 15.006.30121 and earlier versions
- Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 15.006.30121 and earlier versions
- Adobe Acrobat XI 11.0.15 and earlier versions
- Adobe Reader XI 11.0.15 and earlier versions
CVE References: CVE-2016-1037, CVE-2016-1038, CVE-2016-1039, CVE-2016-1040, CVE-2016-1041, CVE-2016-1042, CVE-2016-1043, CVE-2016-1044, CVE-2016-1045, CVE-2016-1046, CVE-2016-1047, CVE-2016-1048, CVE-2016-1049, CVE-2016-1050, CVE-2016-1051, CVE-2016-1052, CVE-2016-1053, CVE-2016-1054, CVE-2016-1055, CVE-2016-1056, CVE-2016-1057, CVE-2016-1058, CVE-2016-1059, CVE-2016-1060, CVE-2016-1061, CVE-2016-1062, CVE-2016-1063, CVE-2016-1064, CVE-2016-1065, CVE-2016-1066, CVE-2016-1067, CVE-2016-1068, CVE-2016-1069, CVE-2016-1070, CVE-2016-1071, CVE-2016-1072, CVE-2016-1073, CVE-2016-1074, CVE-2016-1075, CVE-2016-1076, CVE-2016-1077, CVE-2016-1078, CVE-2016-1079, CVE-2016-1080, CVE-2016-1081, CVE-2016-1082, CVE-2016-1083, CVE-2016-1084, CVE-2016-1085, CVE-2016-1086, CVE-2016-1087, CVE-2016-1088, CVE-2016-1090, CVE-2016-1092, CVE-2016-1093, CVE-2016-1094, CVE-2016-1095, CVE-2016-1112, CVE-2016-1116, CVE-2016-1117, CVE-2016-1118, CVE-2016-1119, CVE-2016-1120, CVE-2016-1121, CVE-2016-1122, CVE-2016-1123, CVE-2016-1124, CVE-2016-1125, CVE-2016-1126, CVE-2016-1127, CVE-2016-1128, CVE-2016-1129, CVE-2016-1130, CVE-2016-4088, CVE-2016-4089, CVE-2016-4090, CVE-2016-4091, CVE-2016-4092, CVE-2016-4093, CVE-2016-4094, CVE-2016-4096, CVE-2016-4097, CVE-2016-4098, CVE-2016-4099, CVE-2016-4100, CVE-2016-4101, CVE-2016-4102, CVE-2016-4103, CVE-2016-4104, CVE-2016-4105, CVE-2016-4106, CVE-2016-4107
CCIRC recommends that system administrators test and deploy the vendor-released updates to affected applications accordingly.
Adobe Security Bulletin: https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb16-14.html
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