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Critical Adobe Updates

October 26, 2007

Adobe has released updates for the Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat product families. The update addresses a URI handling vulnerability in Microsoft Windows XP and Server 2003 systems running Internet Explorer 7.

Adobe strongly recommends upgrading to Adobe Reader 8.1.1 or Acrobat 8.1.1. Users can utilize the product's automatic update facility to update the software. The default installation configuration runs automatic updates on a regular schedule, and can be manually activated within each application by choosing Help > Check For Updates Now.

To update your PC manually for Adobe Reader 8.1.1 see:http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/product.jsp?product=10&platform=Windows

To update your PC manually for Adobe Acrobat 8.1.1 see:http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/product.jsp?product=1&platform=Windows

For more information about this vulnerability please see the Adobe Security Bulletin APSB07-18 see:http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb07-18.html

If you have any questions or problems applying these updates, please contact the SCS Help Desk at x8-4231 or send mail to help@cs.cmu.edu.

Thank you for your attention,

SCS Help Desk