Adobe Releases Critical October Security Updates

Adobe releases critical security updates for the month of October.

Adobe has released critical security updates that contain multiple vulnerability advisories in covering Adobe Experience Manager, Adobe Download Manager, Acrobat DC and Acrobat Reader DC.

Adobe released security updates to patch a total of 82 security vulnerabilities across various Adobe products. Most of the vulnerabilities were discovered in Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader. Adobe Acrobat and Reader allow users to manage, view, edit and print files in PDF format. With successful exploitation, an attacker can gain control and affect a system that later depending on the privileges the attacker has gained can install programs. The attacker can make changes, view, or delete data, or create new accounts with full user privileges.