Security Updates for Adobe Reader | Acrobat (APSB14-15)

by Carol~ Moderator - 5/13/14 11:54 AM

Release date: May 13, 2014

Vulnerability identifier: APSB14-15

Priority: See Bulletin

CVE Numbers: CVE-2014-0511, CVE-2014-0512, CVE-2014-0521, CVE-2014-0522, CVE-2014-0523, CVE-2014-0524, CVE-2014-0525, CVE-2014-0526, CVE-2014-0527, CVE-2014-0528, CVE-2014-0529

Platform: Windows and Macintosh

Summary

Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Reader and Acrobat XI (11.0.06) and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh. These updates address vulnerabilities that could cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.

Adobe recommends users update their product installations to the latest versions:

• Users of Adobe Reader XI (11.0.06) for Windows and Macintosh should update to Adobe Reader XI (11.0.07).
• For users of Adobe Reader X (10.1.9) and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh, who cannot update to Adobe Reader XI (11.0.07), Adobe has made available the update Adobe Reader X (10.1.10).
• Users of Adobe Acrobat XI (11.0.06) for Windows and Macintosh should update to Adobe Acrobat XI (11.0.07).
• For users of Adobe Acrobat X (10.1.9) and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh, who cannot update to Adobe Acrobat XI (11.0.07), Adobe has made available the update Adobe Acrobat X (10.1.10).

Affected software versions

• Adobe Reader XI (11.0.06) and earlier 11.x versions for Windows and Macintosh
• Adobe Reader X (10.1.9) and earlier 10.x versions for Windows and Macintosh
• Adobe Acrobat XI (11.0.06) and earlier 11.x versions for Windows and Macintosh
• Adobe Acrobat X (10.1.9) and earlier 10.x versions for Windows and Macintosh

Solution

Adobe recommends users update their software installations by following the instructions below:

Adobe Reader

Users on Windows and Macintosh can utilize the product's update mechanism. The default configuration is set to run automatic update checks on a regular schedule. Update checks can be manually activated by choosing Help > Check for Updates.

Adobe Reader users on Windows can also find the appropriate update here:
http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/product.jsp?product=10&platform=Windows

Adobe Reader users on Macintosh can also find the appropriate update here:
http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/product.jsp?product=10&platform=Macintosh

Adobe Acrobat

Users can utilize the product's update mechanism. The default configuration is set to run automatic update checks on a regular schedule. Update checks can be manually activated by choosing Help > Check for Updates.

Acrobat Standard and Pro users on Windows can also find the appropriate update here:
http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/product.jsp?product=1&platform=Windows

Acrobat Pro Extended users on Windows can also find the appropriate update here:
http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/product.jsp?product=1&platform=Windows

Acrobat Pro users on Macintosh can also find the appropriate update here:
http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/product.jsp?product=1&platform=Macintosh

Continued with Priority Ratings and Additional Details:
http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb14-15.html