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Adobe AIR 13.0.0.83

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Adobe has released Adobe AIR 13.0.0.83 to address vulnerabilities that could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system. Adobe has increased the version number of the AIR Runtime and SDK to 13, bringing it in sync with Flash Player.

Adobe recommends users update their product installations to Adobe Flash Player 13.0.0.182 and Adobe AIR 13.0.0.83. More information in the Adobe forums and in the release notes here.

Adobe Flash Player 13.0.0.182

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Adobe has released Adobe Flash Player 13.0.0.182 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.

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

Adobe Shockwave 12.1.0.150

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Adobe has released Adobe Shockwave 12.1.0.150 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 12.0.9.149 and earlier versions update to Adobe Shockwave Player 12.1.0.150 using the instructions provided in the "Solution" section below.

This update resolves a memory corruption vulnerability that could lead to code execution (CVE-2014-0505).

Adobe Reader XI 11.0.06

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Adobe hased released Adobe Reader 11.0.06 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 (11.0.05) for Windows should update to Adobe Reader XI (11.0.06).
  • For users of Adobe Reader X (10.1.8) and earlier versions for Windows, who cannot update to Adobe Reader XI (11.0.06), Adobe has made available the update Adobe Reader X (10.1.9).
  • Users of Adobe Acrobat XI (11.0.05) for Windows should update to Adobe Acrobat XI (11.0.06).
  • For users of Adobe Acrobat X (10.1.8) and earlier versions for Windows, who cannot update to Adobe Acrobat XI (11.0.06), Adobe has made available the update Adobe Acrobat X (10.1.9).

More information in APSB14-01.

Apple iTunes 11.1.3.8

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Apple released iTunes 11.1.3.8, for both Windows x86 as well as Windows x64.

This update resolves an issue that may cause iTunes Extras to display incorrectly, fixes a problem with deleted podcasts, and improves stability.

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 7. 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.

iTunes 11.0's new features:

  • Completely Redesigned. iTunes makes it more fun to explore and enjoy your music, movies, and TV shows. You'll love the beautiful edge-to-edge design, custom designs for each album, movie, or TV show in your library, and getting personal recommendations any time you click In the Store.
  • A New Store. The iTunes Store has been completely redesigned and now features a clean look that makes it simpler than ever to see what's hot and discover new favorites.
  • Play purchases from iCloud. Your music, movie, and TV show purchases in iCloud now appear inside your library. Just sign-in with your Apple ID to see them. Double-click to play them directly from iCloud or download a copy you can sync to a device or play while offline.
  • Up Next. It's now simple to see which songs are playing next, all from a single place. Just click the Up Next icon in the center display and they'll instantly appear. You can even reorder, add, or skip songs whenever you like.
  • New MiniPlayer. You can now do a whole lot more with a lot less space. In addition to showing what's playing, MiniPlayer now includes album art, adds Up Next, and makes it easy to search for something new to play—all from a smaller and more elegant design.
  • Improved search. It's never been easier to find what you're looking for in iTunes. Just type in the search field and you'll instantly see results from across your entire library. Select any result and iTunes takes you right to it.
  • Playback syncing. iCloud now remembers your place in a movie or TV show for you. Whenever you play the same movie or episode from your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Apple TV, it will continue right where you left off.

Adobe Reader XI 11.0.04

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Adobe hased released Adobe Reader 11.0.04 to address vulnerabilities that could cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.

Also see CVE-2013-3351, CVE-2013-3352, CVE-2013-3353, CVE-2013-3354, CVE-2013-3355, CVE-2013-3356, CVE-2013-3357, CVE-2013-3358.

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

  • Users of Adobe Reader XI (11.0.03) for Windows and Macintosh should update to Adobe Reader XI (11.0.04).
  • For users of Adobe Reader X (10.1.7) and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh, who cannot update to Adobe Reader XI (11.0.04), Adobe has made available the update Adobe Reader X (10.1.8).
  • Users of Adobe Acrobat XI (11.0.03) for Windows and Macintosh should update to Adobe Acrobat XI (11.0.04).
  • For users of Adobe Acrobat X (10.1.7) and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh, who cannot update to Adobe Acrobat XI (11.0.04), Adobe has made available the update Adobe Acrobat X (10.1.8).

More information in APSA13-22.

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.

Apple QuickTime 7.74.80.86

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Apple released QuickTime 7.74.80.86 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 HT5770 in Apple's support database, SecurityTracker Alert ID 1028589 or CVE References: CVE-2013-0986, CVE-2013-0987, CVE-2013-0988, CVE-2013-0989, CVE-2013-1015, CVE-2013-1016, CVE-2013-1017, CVE-2013-1018, CVE-2013-1019, CVE-2013-1020, CVE-2013-1021, CVE-2013-1022.

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.

Java Runtime Environment Version 6.0 Update 45

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Oracle has released "Java Platform, Standard Edition 6 Update 45" also known as 'Java Runtime Environment Version 6.0 Update 45'. This release contains fixes for security vulnerabilities. For more information, see Oracle Java SE Critical Patch Update Advisory and CERT's Alert TA13-107A.

JDK 6u45 contains Olson time zone data version 2012i. For more information, refer to Timezone Data Versions in the JRE Software.

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 11.0.1

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Adobe hased released Adobe Reader 11.0.1 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 (11.0.0) for Windows and Macintosh should update to Adobe Reader XI (11.0.1).
  • For users of Adobe Reader X (10.1.4) and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh, who cannot update to Adobe Reader XI (11.0.1), Adobe has made available the update Adobe Reader X (10.1.5).
  • For users of Adobe Reader 9.5.2 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh, who cannot update to Adobe Reader XI (11.0.1), Adobe has made available the update Adobe Reader 9.5.3.
  • Users of Adobe Reader 9.5.1 and earlier versions for Linux should update to Adobe Reader 9.5.3.
  • Users of Adobe Acrobat XI (11.0.0) for Windows and Macintosh should update to Adobe Acrobat XI (11.0.1).
  • Users of Adobe Acrobat X (10.1.4) and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh should update to Adobe Acrobat X (10.1.5).
  • Users of Adobe Acrobat 9.5.2 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh should update to Adobe Acrobat 9.5.3.

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.