Adobe releases critical patch for Adobe Acrobat and Reader

June 11, 2009


Adobe has released the patch for Adobe Reader and Acrobat for the critical flaws in its software. The company stated, "Adobe categorizes this is as a critical update and recommends that users apply the update for their product installation."

For the full advisory update you can go to the .

Graham Cluley of Sophos, also posted on his blog about the release. He stated, "Adobe has released a fix for 13 different vulnerabilities in its Adobe reader and Acrobat software, widely used to handle PDF files."

Cluley went on to note the threat of cybercriminals in regard to taking advantage of flaws in PDF-reading software still exists.

Earlier this week, Microsoft also released its security fixes for several of its programs including Windows, Internet Explorer, Word and Excel.

You can also download the Adobe patch via the links within the advisory bulletin.

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