Adobe Updates Reader Software

The Adobe Reader update that we have been waiting almost a month for has finally arrived.

Adobe has has updated it's Reader Software to version 9.3. This version patches a JavaScript vulnerability that is considered critical and everyone that uses Adobe Reader software is strongly urged to update at once.

You have a few options to update to latest version of Adobe Reader.

The easiest way to update the software is to run the update from within Adobe Reader by going to Help, Check for Updates:

check for updates

If you have difficulty updating the software or prefer to download and install the update manually, you can get it at Adobe. Remember to uncheck the box under “also install” or security software will be added to the installation (see screen-shot):

Download update from Adobe

Download Adobe Reader 9.3 from Adobe website.

Additionally, you can download it from FileHippo (without any additional software):

Download update from FileHippo

Download Adobe Reader 9.3 from FileHippo.

Whatever method you use to update your software, be sure to do it soon. Not updating your Adobe Reader software will leave your PC vulnerable.

You can read more about this update by visiting Adobe's Security Advisory Page.