Adobe releases new version of Acrobat for macOS to patch critical security vulnerabilities


Adobe has pushed a critical update to Adobe Acrobat for macOS today, fixing a trio of vulnerabilities reported by Tencent Security Xuanwu Lab researcher Yuebin Sun. The issue, as highlighted by Gizmodo, could have allowed root access to a Mac without being detected.

Sun reported the vulnerabilities to Adobe directly, explaining that even with macOS System Integrity Protection enabled, the flaw could have allowed system-level access to an Adobe Acrobat DC user’s Mac.

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