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Forum Thread: Acrobat 7.1.4 update not properly reported by Secunia.

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btbow Acrobat 7.1.4 update not properly reported by Secunia.
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Although I have applied the latest patch to Acrobat 7 Standard, to bring it from 7.1.3 to 7.1.4, Secunia still reports it as insecure at Ver. 7.o.8.218.

The acrobat.exe version in the Properties tab is reported as 7.0.8.218, and that is probably the file that Secunia examines.

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Extra Information from Secunia

This update requires that Acrobat 7.1.3 is installed on your system.
Users with version 7.1.2 should first install 7.1.3 before proceeding with this update to version 7.1.4
If you have version 7.1.3 installed, download and install the incremental patch.
........end of info

However, if you check the Properties tab of "AcrobatInfo.exe", the version reported is 7.1.4.748 on the main tab.
If you check the File Version, it is 7.1.4.2009100200.

After applying the latest patch, ONLY the "AcrobatInfo.exe" date stamp changes, not the acrobat.exe file.

In the "ABOUT Acrobat 7.0 Standard" tab, the version is reported as 7.1.4 after the update patch has been applied.



gradders RE: Acrobat 7.1.4 update not properly reported by Secunia.
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I have exactly the same issues and file release numbers.

J.
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Anthony Wells RE: Acrobat 7.1.4 update not properly reported by Secunia.
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Last edited on 2nd Nov, 2009 16:20
There are two other current threads relating to your problem :-

http://secunia.com/community/forum/thread/show/298...

http://secunia.com/community/forum/thread/show/140...

If things do not change in a couple of days , you might want to contact Secunia direct at support@secunia.com

EDIT : yhe first of the two threads has just been updated by Secunia and needs your input (16.19 hrs)

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