It is the second Tuesday of the month again and this means security patch day at Microsoft and Adobe. Adobe has just released a security bulletin for Adobe Reader and Acrobat that fix several critical vulnerabilities in versions of the pdf software.
Vulnerabilities affect Adobe Reader X and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh, Adobe Reader 9.4.2 and earlier for Unix, and Adobe Acrobat 10.1 and earlier for Windows and Macintosh.
Adobe as usually recommends to update Adobe Reader to the new version released today. This is Adobe Reader 10.1.1 for Windows and Macintosh, and Adobe Raeder 9.4.5 for Unix, as well as Adobe Acrobat 10.1.1 for Windows and Macintosh.
The security bulletin offers vulnerability details and download links for all Adobe Reader and Acrobat updates.
Microsoft today has released five security bulletins that affect Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Server Software and Microsoft Office. The maximum severity of all five bulletins is Important, the second highest rating available.
Windows Update is already picking up the updates online. Windows users can check for updates in their operating system to download and install the patches right now.
You find summaries for all five bulletins below. Follow the link for detailed descriptions of each security bulletin.
You find deployment priority information and the severity index at the Technet blog.
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