Adobe Acrobat reader update



On the heels of yesterdays massive update day from Microsoft, Adobe has released an update for the free Adobe Reader. The Adobe reader is one of those ALMOST essential applications that MOST everyone has installed. So, this will be of particular interest to MOST computer users. A SERIOUS security flaw (They’re tagging it CRITICAL) could be exploited with a specially crafted PDF file in version 6.0.4 (or earlier – back to 6) of the Reader for Mac or Windows.

Version 6.0.5 has been released to address this. It should be noted that the current newest version available is 7.0.8….


Here’s a third party advisory, and Adobe’s release.

These days we really ought to be keeping up with updates for ANY software that opens files from the web or other potentially untrusted sources.

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