Out-of-cycle Adobe Patch – Aug 16th

Prepare to patch your Adobe products once again, and stay on top of all of the other apps you use.  A Security Advisory has been posted in regards to upcoming Adobe Reader and Acrobat updates scheduled for the week of August 16, 2010.  The updates will address critical security issues in the products, including CVE-2010-2862 which was discussed at the Black Hat USA 2010 security conference on Wednesday, July 28, 2010.  These security updates will be made available for Windows, Macintosh and UNIX. 

Note that these updates represent an out-of-band release.   Adobe will release the next quarterly security update for Adobe Reader and Acrobat on October 12, 2010.   Updates will continue to be provided on the upcoming release via the Security Advisory section of the Adobe website as well as the Adobe PSIRT blog.