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Critical Adobe Reader, Acrobat, and Shockwave patches

August 31, 2010

Adobe recently released critical patches for Adobe Reader, Adobe Acrobat, and Adobe Shockwave

* All Windows PCs must be patched *

To patch Adobe Reader/Acrobat:

If you are already using version 9 of Adobe Reader or Adobe Acrobat, you can install the updates by opening the application and selecting:

Help > Check for Updates.

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

Alternatively, to upgrade all Windows versions of Adobe Reader to 9.3.4, you can run the updater on MONOLITH at

PC_Dist\Adobe\Acrobat Reader\9.3.4\SCS-AdobeReader-All-934.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/apsb10-17.html

If you are using Adobe Shockwave:

Go to:

http://get.adobe.com/shockwave/

and install the latest version of Shockwave, 11.5.8.612.

Please contact help@cs.cmu.edu or call the SCS Help Desk (x8-4231) if you have questions or problems with applying these patches.

Help Desk