APSB13-25 - Security updates available for Adobe Reader and Acrobat

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Details
Vulnerability name/brief description APSB13-25 - Security updates available for Adobe Reader and Acrobat
CVE/CAN name
Vendor threat level Critical
SophosLabs threat level Medium
Solution APSB13-25
Vendor description Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Reader and Acrobat XI (11.0.04) for Windows. These updates address a regression that occurred in version 11.0.04 affecting Javascript security controls. Adobe Reader and Acrobat X (10.1.8) and earlier versions for Windows are not affected, and all versions of Adobe Reader and Acrobat for Macintosh are also not affected by this vulnerability.
SophosLabs comments The vulnerability allows a launch of javascript URIs when a user views a document.
SophosLabs testing result No SophosLabs testing result found
Currently known exploits No currently known exploits found
First sample seen No samples found
Discovery date 08 Oct 2013
Affected software Adobe Reader 11.0.05 for Windows
Adobe Acrobat 11.0.05 for Windows
References
Credits
  • MAPP
Revisions
  • October 8, 2013 - Initial Revision Written

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