Release date: February 20, 2013
Vulnerability identifier: APSB13-07
CVE number: CVE-2013-0640, CVE-2013-0641
Platform: All Platforms
Due to frequent vulnerabilities, it is recommended that Windows users of Adobe Reader and Acrobat ensure that Protected View is enabled. Neither the Protected Mode or Protected View option is available for Macintosh users.
To enable this setting, do the following:
- Click Edit > Preferences > Security (Enhanced) menu.
- Change the "Off" setting to "All Files".
- Ensure the "Enable Enhanced Security" box is checked.
Note: UNcheck any pre-checked additional options presented with the update. They are not part of the software update and are completely optional.