Saturday May 12, 2012

Adobe Will Issue Free Security Patches for Creative Suite

Reversing a controversial move on Adobe’s part to begin charging for security updates, the company announced Friday night that the patches will be offered free to download. The original decision to charge for security updates met with criticism from security experts, prompting the reversal of policy.

All the reported security issues are classified as Priority 3, which in Adobe parlance means "...vulnerabilities in a product that has historically not been a target for attackers." In such cases, Adobe recommends that "administrators install the update at their discretion."