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Adobe Reader XI 11.0.09

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Adobe has released Adobe Reader 11.0.09 to address vulnerabilities that could cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.

Adobe recommends users update their product installations to the latest versions:

  • Users of Adobe Reader XI (11.0.08) and earlier versions should update to version 11.0.09.
  • For users of Adobe Reader X (10.1.11) and earlier versions who cannot update to version 11.0.09, Adobe has made available version 10.1.12.
  • Users of Adobe Acrobat XI (11.0.08) and earlier versions should update to version 11.0.09.
  • For users of Adobe Acrobat X (10.1.11) and earlier versions, who cannot update to version 11.0.09, Adobe has made available version 10.1.12.

More information in APSB14-20.

Apple iTunes 11.4.0.18

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Apple released iTunes 11.4.0.18, for both Windows x86 as well as Windows x64.

This update now supports the ability to sync your favorite music, movies, and more to devices with iOS 8.

The previous version of iTunes came with several major new features, including:

  • iTunes Radio. iTunes Radio is a great new way to discover music. Choose from over 250 stations or start a new one from your favorite artist or song. Enjoy iTunes Radio ad-free once you subscribe to iTunes Match.
  • Genius Shuffle. Introducing a magical new way to experience your music library. Choose Genius Shuffle and iTunes instantly plays songs that go great together. Click it again to hear something new—enjoying your music has never been this easy.
  • Podcast Stations. You can now create custom stations of your favorite podcasts that update automatically with new episodes. Your stations, subscriptions, and current play position sync over iCloud to the Podcasts app.
  • Sync with iOS 8. You can now use iTunes to sync your favorite music, movies, and more to devices with iOS 7. In addition, iTunes now makes it even easier to quickly organize and sync apps to your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

For information on the security content of this update, please visit HT1222.

Adobe AIR 15.0.0.249

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Adobe has released Adobe AIR 15.0.0.249

Adobe has released security updates for Adobe AIR 14.0.0.178 and Adobe Flash Player 14.0.0.179 and earlier versions for Windows. These updates address vulnerabilities that could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.

Adobe recommends users update their product installations to Adobe AIR 14.0.0.249. More information in the Adobe forums and in the release notes here.

Adobe Flash Player 15.0.0.152

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Adobe has released Adobe Flash Player 15.0.0.152 to address vulnerabilities that could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system. Adobe recommends users update their product installations to the latest versions:

  • Users of the Adobe Flash Player desktop runtime for Windows and Macintosh should update to Adobe Flash Player 15.0.0.152.
  • Users of the Adobe Flash Player Extended Support Release should update to Adobe Flash Player 13.0.0.244.
  • Adobe Flash Player installed with Google Chrome, Internet Explorer 10 and Internet Explorer 11 will be automatically updated to the current version.
  • Users of the Adobe AIR desktop runtime, SDK and SDK and Compiler should update to version 15.0.0.249.

More information in the Adobe forums and in the release notes here.

Adobe Shockwave 12.1.3.153

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Adobe has released Adobe Shockwave 12.1.3.153 to address a vulnerability that could allow an attacker, who successfully exploits this vulnerability, to run malicious code on the affected system. Adobe recommends users of Adobe Shockwave Player to update to Adobe Shockwave Player 12.1.3.153 using the instructions provided in the "Solution" section below.

Apple QuickTime 7.75.80.95

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Apple released QuickTime 7.75.80.95 to improve security and is recommended for all QuickTime 7 users on Windows. Multiple vulnerabilities were reported in Apple QuickTime. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

For information on the security content of this update, please read HT6151 in Apple's support database.

Foxit Reader 6.0.5.618

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Foxit released Foxit Enterprise Reader 6.0.5, which is designed to meet the PDF viewing needs of enterprise and government organizations. Among the many new features, Enterprise Reader 6.0.5 allows organizations to standardize on a proven PDF creation solution enterprise-wide, allowing everyone to create their own PDF documents.

Major New Features and Enhancements Foxit Enterprise Reader 6.0 Provides for Better PDF Reading Experience:

  • FREE PDF Creation allows users to quickly and easily create industry standard PDF files.
    With one-click, create from Microsoft® Word, PowerPoint, and Excel through the Foxit Reader plug-in. High performance PDF conversion from hundreds of file types by:
    • Dragging and dropping the document into Foxit Reader
    • Using the Foxit Reader create From File capability
    • Right mouse clicking on the file
    • Convert hardcopy documents into PDF with the create From Scanner functionality.
    • Extend any application with print capabilities to include PDF conversion through the included Foxit Reader PDF Printer (PDF print driver).
    • Cut and paste content via the Windows clipboard into a new PDF by using the From Clipboard feature.
  • Ribbon-Based Toolbar
  • New user interface with a ribbon-based toolbar based on Microsoft Office 2013 (Office 15) design is more intuitive and provides users with a familiar user experience.
  • Read and Search PDF Portfolios
    Open and read PDF portfolios and perform searches either within a single PDF file or across all the PDF files in the portfolio.
  • Create and Insert Stamps
    Allows users to create and insert stamps into their PDF documents and forms, by selecting from a choice of pre-made stamps or creating static custom stamps.
  • PDF Sign
    Allows users to sign documents with their own handwriting. Signatures can be created from an image of your signature or by writing it yourself on touch enabled desktop systems or tablets. Users can quickly and easily manage, place, and apply these signatures.
  • Plug-in Manager
    Adds plug-in Manager showing a list of installed plug-ins and their details.
  • Comments Summary
    Supports sorting comments by checkmark status, setting current properties of any comment as default, and deleting comment by batch. Plus, note comments can now be printed.
  • Booklet Printing
    Allows users to print multipage PDFs in booklet format.
  • Run Script Right Control
    Supports to control the right of running Scripts for better PDF protection.
  • Whitelist Trusted URLs for Form Submission
    Enables users to create and maintain a whitelist of the trusted URLs when submitting form online.

An MSI package has been made available since Foxit Reader 4.x, but you will have to register for this first here.

Google Chrome for Business 26.0.1410.64

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Google has created a MSI installer package to deploy Google Chrome in the enterprise. Google has created an MSI installer that enables businesses who use standard deployment tools to install Chrome for all their managed users.

Adobe Reader 10.1.5

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Adobe released Adobe Reader 10.1.5 to address vulnerabilities that could cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system. Adobe recommends users of Adobe Acrobat X (10.1.4) and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh should update to Adobe Acrobat X (10.1.5).

Adobe Reader XI 11.0.0

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Adobe released Adobe Reader XI (11.0.0) with enhanced tools for working with PDF files.

  • Comment using the PDF annotator. Reader XI comes with a full set of commenting tools. So you can add sticky notes, highlight text, and use lines, shapes, stamps, and a typewriter tool to place comments anywhere on your PDF document.
  • Fill out forms. Say goodbye to paper forms. Type your responses right on the PDF form, or click through and fill in the form fields. Then save and submit. That's really all there is to it.
  • Sign files with e-signatures. No need to print documents before you sign them. With Reader XI, it’s simple to add your electronic signature to PDFs — and just as easy to get them signed by others.
  • Do more with online services. One click in Adobe Reader XI takes you to Adobe online services where you can create PDFs, turn PDFs into Office files, or build fillable PDF forms in minutes.

Also read Steve Gottwals's blog about new functionality like Citrix XenApp support, support for Microsoft App-V including a Package Accelerator, a GPO template and support for Microsoft SCCM/SCUP. The GPO template is part of the Enterprise Toolkit which you can find here.

Adobe Reader 10.1.4

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Adobe released Adobe Reader 10.1.4 to address vulnerabilities in the software that could cause the application to crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.

Adobe recommends users update their product installations to the latest versions:

  • Users of Adobe Reader X (10.1.3) and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh should update to Adobe Reader X (10.1.4).
  • Users of Adobe Acrobat X (10.1.3) for Windows and Macintosh should update to Adobe Acrobat X (10.1.4).
  • Users of Adobe Acrobat 9.5.1 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh should update to Adobe Acrobat 9.5.2.