Adobe releases critical security updates


adobe security updatesAdobe Systems has issued several critical security updates for their Flash Player, Reader and Acrobat applications according to Computer World website.  These updates are to patch vulnerabilities discovered in their Flash Player and AIR application, along with a critical flaw found in Reader and Acrobat programs in which could allow remote code execution.

Adobe users are advised to perform the updates if they are using any of these products. The Adobe Reader & Acrobat programs should prompt users to install the update or one can manually check for updates from within the application after being started.  The security hole discovery in Reader & Acrobat was made by security firm “Kaspersky Lab” and they reported isolated attacks that could run code with elevated privileges.

Flash Player updates can usually be done easily from within their internet browsers, or they can visit the Adobe website. Adobe AIR users are also being informed to upgrade to the next version for Windows, Mac, and Android systems.
For more detail information, including application versions and operating systems affected, please read this article provided by Computer World website – Click Here

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