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Critical Adobe Reader and Acrobat patches released

November 19, 2010

On November 16, Adobe released critical patches for Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat on Windows, Macintosh, and Unix platforms. Everyone using this software should update to a patched version.

To patch Adobe Reader & Acrobat: < /p>

you are already using version 9 of Adobe Reader or Adobe Acrobat, you should update to version 9.4.1. You can install the update by opening the application and selecting:

Help > Check for Updates.

low the given instructions to download and install updates for your Adobe products.

ernatively, to update all Windows versions of Adobe Reader to 9.4.1, you can run the updater on MONOLITH at

PC_Dist\Adobe\Acrobat Reader\9.4.1\SCS-AdobeReader-All-941.exe

More information about these Adobe security updates, including update information for Unix/Linux hosts and Macintoshes, can be found at:

http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb10-28.html

If you have any questions or problems applying these patches, 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