Critical Security Update Released for Adobe Reader & Acrobat

Started by Corrine, February 20, 2013, 06:04:33 PM

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Release Details

Release date: February 20, 2013
Vulnerability identifier: APSB13-07
CVE number: CVE-2013-0640, CVE-2013-0641
Platform: All Platforms

Due to frequent vulnerabilities, it is recommended that Windows users of  Adobe Reader and Acrobat ensure that Protected View is enabled.  Neither the Protected Mode or Protected View option is  available for Macintosh users.

To enable this setting, do the following:
  • Click Edit > Preferences > Security  (Enhanced) menu.
  • Change the "Off" setting to "All Files".
  • Ensure the "Enable Enhanced Security" box is checked.
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Note:  UNcheck any pre-checked additional  options presented with  the update. They are not part of the software  update and are completely  optional.

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