It’s a love and hate relationship – you’re in the middle of working on something and the NOTICE windows arrives saying update available. Most times you just put it off, delay it – REMIND ME LATER option.
Well this one you may not want to delay – Adobe has been in the news a lot lately with hackers trying to take advantage of the product. This current update will hopefully close 23 of those holes. So if you have been using REMIND ME LATER, don’t next time.
One of the critical vulnerabilities is being used in attacks against Reader and Acrobat; the other, fixed in an emergency update late last month, targets Flash Player. Reader, Acrobat, and Flash Player. Details are in the latest security advisory. Read more:
The updates affect Adobe Reader 9.3.4 for Windows, Macintosh, and Unix; Adobe Acrobat 9.3.4 for Windows and Macintosh; and Adobe Reader 8.2.4 and Acrobat 8.2.4 for Windows and Macintosh to resolve issues in Reader, Acrobat, and Flash Player. Details are in the latest security advisory.