Prenotification: Out-of-band Security Updates for Adobe Reader and Acrobat

A Security Advisory has been posted in regards to upcoming Adobe Reader and Acrobat updates scheduled for Thursday, August 19, 2010. The updates will address critical security issues in the products, including CVE-2010-2862 discussed at the Black Hat USA 2010 security conference and the Adobe Flash Player update as noted in Security Bulletin APSB10-16. These security updates will be made available for Windows, Macintosh and UNIX.

At this time Adobe is not aware of exploits in the wild for any of the issues addressed in this Security Advisory.

Note that these updates represent an out-of-cycle release. Adobe will release the next quarterly security update for Adobe Reader and Acrobat on October 12, 2010.

We will continue to provide updates on the upcoming release via the Security Advisory section of the Adobe website as well as the Adobe PSIRT blog.

This posting is provided “AS IS” with no warranties and confers no rights.

Thursday, August 19, 2010

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