Adobe and Microsoft Release Critical Security Updates


Adobe and Microsoft have released a large number of critical security updates on August 8th, 2017, to address 48 different vulnerabilities in Windows, Internet Explorer, Edge, Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft SQL Server, as well as Adobe Flash Player.
The Windows update corrects a security flaw in the Windows Search Service in both Windows workstations and servers.

Please see for Microsoft patches per Operating System.

Also addressed is a security flaw in internet applications that host the “WebBrowser Control”

In addition to the Microsoft Patches released, Adobe has released security updates which if left unpatched, respectively, could lead to information disclosure, remote code execution and memory address disclosure.

Users and administrators are encouraged to review Adobe Security Bulletins APSB17-24 and apply the necessary updates.
The affected versions of these products are as follows:

Adobe Flash Player

Adobe Flash Player Desktop RuntimeAll versions earlier than, Macintosh and Linux
Adobe Flash Player for Google ChromeAll versions earlier than, Macintosh and Linux
Adobe Flash Player for Microsoft Edge and IE 11All versions earlier than, Macintosh and Linux

Adobe Acrobat/Reader

Adobe Acrobat/Reader DC (Continuous Track)All versions earlier than 2017.009.20058Windows and Macintosh
Adobe Acrobat/Reader 2017All versions earlier than 2017.008.30051Windows and Macintosh
Adobe Acrobat DC/Reader DCAll versions earlier than 2015.006.30306Windows and Macintosh
Acrobat XI/Acrobat Reader XIAll versions earlier than 11.0.20Windows and Macintosh

We recommend that system administrators upgrade to the latest version of either of these products.

Adobe Flash Player is the latest version for all platforms.