Adobe Reader Security Advisory for January 14, 2014
2014 January 15 13:28 GMT
A vulnerability in Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat for Windows and Macintosh could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition on a targeted system. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by convincing a user to open a crafted file or convince a user to visit a web page designed to submit crafted input to the affected software. Successful exploitation could allow the attacker to cause a DoS condition and potentially cause a complete system compromise.
Users are advised not to open email messages from suspicious or unrecognized sources. If users cannot verify that links or attachments included in email messages are safe, they are advised not to open them.
Adobe has released a security bulletin at the following link: APSB14-01
Adobe has released updated software at the following links:
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