Adobe has issued security updates for several versions of its Adobe Acrobat and Reader software offerings.

Updates are available for Mac and Windows versions of Adobe Acrobat Pro and Standard 7.0.3 and 6.0.4 and Adobe Reader; and for Mac versions of Adobe Acrobat Standard 5.0.10.

The updates aim to secure "a highly critical security vulnerability", the company said. It describes the vulnerability as one that uses a bug in the core application which can be utilised to give hackers a way in to compromise a user's system. More information and links to downloads are available from Adobe's downloads page.

The company has also recently released several updates for Creative Suite. Updates are available for the following components: Adobe Stock Photos and Version Cue.