Patch Tuesday

Adobe Security Bulletins Posted APSB14-11 – Security hotfix available for Adobe Illustrator (CS6) APSB14-14 – Security updates available for Adobe Flash Player  APSB14-15 – Security updates available for Adobe Reader and Acrobat Microsoft updates Posted Not so bad, but the days not over yet 🙂

Acrobat and Reader Updates: APSB12-08

Today Adobe released security updates for Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader. An entry to the Adobe Secure Software Engineering Team (ASSET) Blog discusses several aspects of this security bulletin. First, Acrobat and Reader 9 will no longer be using a special version of Flash bundled with those products.   Instead they will look to use what I …

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Update for the Flash Updater

Adobe today released a new version of Flash with two critical security updates.  For those keeping score at home, that is the third security related Flash update this year and the second of this month.   Adobe AIR also needs updating if you have that. In addition to the security fixes, this update also changes the …

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SANS posted a one-liner today reporting that Flash  was available for download from Adobe.   This wasn’t entirely unexpected because Google released a new version of Chrome on June 30th which contained a new version of Flash.   Adobe seems to be releasing new Flash versions to the rest of us a couple days after Chrome.   Adobe …

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Adobe Flash Player Security Update APSB11-13

There is yet another security update for Adobe Flash.   Affected software versions Adobe Flash Player and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Solaris operating systems Adobe Flash Player and earlier versions for Android I don’t know about you, but I think its is getting old. June 5th APSB11-13 May 12th APSB11-12 April 15 …

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Patch Tuesday

Mozilla took mercy on us and wont have their previously announced updates for Firefox and Thunderbird ready until next week. Adobe took up the slack by releasing updates for Adobe Flash and Shockwave in addition to the previously announced updates for Adobe Acrobat and Reader.    I was wondering about an Adobe AIR update.   Seems like …

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Adobe Reader X Protected Mode and Antivirus

The sandbox functionality in Adobe Reader X is known to conflict with some antivirus products.  I’ve installed Reader X at home with no issues.      A post in the Symantec Connect forums indicates Adobe Reader X cannot open on computers that use the Network Threat Protection component of Symantec Endpoint Protection.   The workaround for the moment is to disable …

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