ADOBE READER AND ACROBAT 9.2 RELEASE NOTES 

Adobe® Reader® and Acrobat® 9.2 software address a number of customer workflow issues and security vulnerabilities while providing more stability. Adobe always recommends that you install the latest updates.

This update is available as a full install for Adobe Reader and patch install for Adobe Reader MUI and Adobe Acrobat.

For more information regarding AIP installations, please click here

NOTE: If you are running Adobe Reader or Acrobat 9.2, and you have an AIR application that appears to hang while opening a PDF, you will need to download and install the latest version of AIR. For more information, please see: CPS ID: 51934.

 

Products

Adobe Reader 9.2

Adobe Reader 9.2 MUI

Adobe Acrobat 9.2 Standard

Adobe Acrobat 9.2 Professional

Adobe Acrobat 9.2 Pro Extended

Requirements

Adobe Reader 9.2 (Windows®)

  • Intel® 1.3 GHz processor or equivalent
  • Microsoft® Windows® 2000 with Service Pack 4, Windows Server® 2003 and 2008; Windows XP® Professional, Home Edition, or Tablet PC Edition with Service Pack 2 or 3; Windows Vista® Home Basic, Home Premium, Business, Ultimate, or Enterprise Service Pack 1 or 2, Microsoft Windows 7 Starter, Home Premium, Professional or Ultimate (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • 128MB of RAM (256MB recommended)
  • 335MB of available hard disk space (additional space required for installation)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, 6.0 with Service Pack 1, 7.0 or 8.0; Firefox 2.0, 3.0 or 3.5

Adobe Reader 9.2 (Macintosh)

  • PowerPC® G4, G5 or Intel processor
  • Mac OS X v10.4.11–10.6
  • 128MB of RAM (256MB recommended)
  • 405MB of available hard-disk space (additional space required for installation)
  • Safari® 3.0.4 or later

Adobe Reader 9.2 MUI (Windows) 

  • Intel 1.3 GHz processor or equivalent
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 with Service Pack 4, Windows Server 2003 and 2008 (32-bit and 64-bit); Windows XP Professional, Home Edition, or Tablet PC Edition with Service Pack 2 or 3 (32-bit and 64-bit); Windows Vista® Home Basic, Home Premium, Business, Ultimate, or Enterprise Service Pack 1 or 2 (32-bit and 64-bit), Microsoft Windows 7 Starter, Home Premium, Professional or Ultimate (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • 128MB of RAM (256MB recommended)
  • 335MB of available hard disk space (additional space required for installation)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, 6.0 with Service Pack 1, 7.0 or 8.0; Firefox 2.0, 3.0 or 3.5

 Adobe Reader 9.2 (Linux)

  • 32-bit Intel Pentium® processor or equivalent
  • Red Hat® Linux WS 5, SUSE® Linux Enterprise Desktop (SLED) 10 SP2 or Ubuntu™ 7.10
  • GNOME or KDE Desktop Environment
  • 512MB of RAM (1GB recommended)
  • 150MB of available hard-disk space (additional 75MB required for all supported font packs)
  • GTK+ (GIMP Toolkit) user interface library, version 2.6 or later
  • Firefox 2.0 or later
  • OpenLDAP and CUPS libraries

Adobe Reader 9.2 (Solaris)

  • 32-bit Intel Pentium processor or equivalent
  • Solaris™ 10 u5 or OpenSolaris™ 2008.11
  • GNOME or KDE Desktop Environment (GNOME only for Solaris 10)
  • 512MB of RAM (1GB recommended)
  • 200MB of available hard-disk space (additional 75MB required for all supported font packs)
  • GTK+ (GIMP Toolkit) user interface library, version 2.6 or later (on Solaris 10; also works with GTK 2.4.9)
  • Firefox 2.0 or later
  • OpenLDAP and CUPS libraries 

Adobe Acrobat 9.2 Professional, Standard and Pro Extended (Windows)

  • Intel 1.3 GHz processor or equivalent
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home, Professional, or Tablet PC Edition with Service Pack 2 or 3 (32-bit and 64-bit); Windows Server 2003 (with Service Pack 2 for 64-bit); or Windows Vista®Home Basic, Home Premium, Business, Ultimate, or Enterprise with or without Service Pack 1 (32-bit and 64-bit), Microsoft Windows Server 2008; Microsoft Windows 7 Starter, Home Premium, Professional or Ultimate (32-bit or 64-bit)
  • 256 MB of installed RAM (512 MB recommended)
  • 2.14 GB of available hard-disk space
  • 1024 x 768 screen resolution
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, 6.0 with Service Pack 1, 7.0, or 8.0; Firefox 2.0, 3.0 or 3.5
  • Video hardware acceleration (optional)

  Adobe Acrobat 9.2 Professional (Macintosh)

  • PowerPC G4, G5 or  Intel processor
  • Mac OS X version 10.4.11 - 10.5.8
  • 256 MB of installed RAM (512 MB recommended)
  • 1.42 GB of available hard-disk space
  • 1024 x 768 screen resolution
  • Safari 3.0.4 or above

 

Languages

Adobe Reader 9.2 (Windows), Adobe Acrobat 9.2 Professional (Windows), Adobe Acrobat 9.2 Standard (Windows) 

  • English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Brazilian Portuguese, Swedish, Danish, Finnish, Norwegian, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Korean, Czech, Hungarian, Polish, Slovak, Romanian, Ukrainian, Russian, Turkish, Bulgarian, Croatian, Slovenian, Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian (Reader also includes Catalan and Basque)

 Adobe Reader 9.2 MUI (Windows)

  • English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Brazilian Portuguese, Swedish, Danish, Finnish, Norwegian, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Korean

 Adobe Reader 9.2 (Linux)

  • English, French, German, Japanese

Adobe Reader 9.2 (Solaris)

  • English, French, German, Japanese

Adobe Reader 9.2 (Macintosh), Adobe Acrobat 9.2 Professional (Macintosh)

  • English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Brazilian Portuguese, Swedish, Danish, Finnish, Norwegian, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Korean, Czech, Hungarian, Polish, Romanian, Ukrainian, Russian and Turkish

Adobe Acrobat 9.2 Pro Extended (Windows)

  • Brazilian Portuguese, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Spanish, and Swedish

Security

See the Adobe Security Bulletin APSB09-15 concerning this issue.

 

Distribution

Update via the automatic product update system (Windows and Macintosh Only)

Manual Download via Support

 

Release Date

October 13, 2009

 

Resolved Issues

Product Area: Pre-Press

2277606: The flattener alters position of characters.

When carrying out Flatten operation in a file, the position of characters is altered. This issue has been resolved. Root: fixes an issue found in

2284613: IAC APIs of Adobe Acrobat SDK causes screen flickering.

When using Inter Application Communication (IAC) APIs to control opening and closing of PDF documents remotely, it causes flickering of screen. This issue has been resolved. Root: Fixes an issue found in 9.0

 

Product Area: Viewer

2315230: Acrobat crashes Firefox browser

When the user attempts to comment on PDF files in tabbed windows, Acrobat causes Firefox browser to crash. This issue has been resolved. Root: fixes an issue found in 9.1

2325119: Embedded scale not read properly when measuring

For PDF files with scale information, the measurement tool does not read the embedded scale. This issue has been fixed. Root: fixes an issue found in 9.1

2352306: Using xfa.host.print function does not close browser window and display submission page.

Printing, posting and closing a PDF file displays inconsistent behavior. This issue has been resolved.  Root: fixes an issue found in 9.1

2387794: Manipulating the bookmark tree and saving causes Reader-extended capabilities in the PDF file to end.

Adding data to a PDF file such as comments and manipulating the bookmarks causes Reader-extended capabilities in PDF files to disappear. This issue is resolved. Root: Fixes an issue found in 9.1.2

 

Product Area: Preflight

2316635: Acrobat gives "CIDSet in subset font is incomplete" error message on PDF/A validation check

There is an inconsistent PDF/A validation result between LCES and Acrobat. This issue is resolved. Root: Fixes an issue found in 9.1

 

Product Area: Redaction

2319863: Applying Redaction alters document layout

Upon applying Redaction marks to particular documents, the document layout is rearranged. This issue is resolved. Root: Fixes an issue found in 9.1

 

Product Area: Collaboration

2321249: BBR removal and Reader update breaks online commenting workflow

BBR removal and Reader update breaks SSL online commenting workflow by not creating sub-folders at the root of the webDAV directory. This issue is resolved. Root: fixes an issue found in 9.1

Product Area: Accessibility

2368852: Incorrect display with jaws 10 when viewing dynamic pdf form

The JAWS form field list appears to contain 2 ‘views’ of the form field controls. This issue is resolved. Root: Fixes an issue found in 9.1.2

 

Product Area: Webcapture

1925344: Web Capture sets check box values as checked by default.

When converting an HTML form with multiple check boxes to PDF using Acrobat, all the check boxes are checked in resulting PDF. This issue is resolved. Root: fixes an issue found in 9.0

 

Product Area: Bates Numbering

2311955: Bates feature "Replace file names with starting/ending Bates number" is broken

Files are not renamed after adding a Bates number. This issue is resolved. Root: fixes an issue found in 9.1

 

Product Area: Security

2386590: Acrobat crashes checking invalid 2048-bit digital signature id validation in Acrobat 8.x via OSCP

Opening a signed PDF document with an invalid 2048 -bit digitial signature id crashes Acrobat. This issue is resolved. Root fixes an issue found in 9.1

 

Product Area: Annotations

2396511: Provide a registry entry to turn on and off “On Behalf of” text in comments

To indicate pre-existing comments in a PDF file, Acrobat provides “On Behalf of” text in comments by default. This can now be turned on or off. Root: Fixes an issue in 9.1.3

 

Product Area: Javascript

2396348: Allow reading file contents in JS stream

Acrobat JS makes it possible to get a file dialogue and request a file name but does not allow to load the file into memory.  This fix allows loading the contents of file.

 

Product Area: PDF Maker

2341507: PDFMaker 9.0 pops a macro security error when MS Outlook 2003 is launched.

This issue is fixed. Root: fixes an issue found in 9.0

2348691: Custom URLs in the source document are being converted to hyper links in the converted PDF documents when they should not be.

Converting an MS Word document that has custom links (e.g. meadobe://my.adobe.url) results in the links being converted in the generated PDF. This issue is fixed. Root: Fixes an issue in 9.0

 2335153: Some word files when converted to PDF via PDFMaker function incorrectly (images  gets blackened)

During PDF conversion of a specific Word template through PDF maker with Office 2007, images turn into black. The issue occurs when using PDFMaker (Acrobat tab > Create PDF) from Word 2007 in both Acrobat 9.0 Pro and Acrobat 9.1 Pro. This issue is resolved. Root: fixes an issue found in 9.0

 

Product Area: Distiller

2338110: Security Permissions on customer desktop cause failure in Distiller driver plug-in and PDFMaker because they create keys under HKLM\...\PrinterJobControl which is only granted “READ” only permissions on that key.

Under a specific set of Security Permissions there is a failure in both Distiller and PDFMaker because PDFMaker and Distiller driver plug-in create any keys under HKLM\...\PrinterJobControl which is only granted “READ” only permissions on that key. This issue is fixed. Root: issue found in 9.0

2309888: PDFMaker PDF creation from Word disconnects iPASS VPN and Internet connection.

Fixes an issue found in 9.1

 

Product Area: XTG

2351180: saving a reader extended form with a comb object breaks the reader extension

The reader extension on the form is breaking when saving the form in reader 9.0, 9.1, and 8.1.4.This issue is resolved.

2354024: Acrobat crashes  when a PDF with XFA data description includes w3c dsig namespaced elements

Opening a PDF form created that has w3c dsig namespaced elements crashes Acrobat. This issue is resolved.

 2309921: Carriage return as last character in floating field value as well as carriage return in text object containing floating field crashes Reader 9.1

When the value of the floating field contains a carriage return as it's last character Some Text and the text of the of the text object containing the floating field has a carriage return after the floating field, Reader 9.1 will crash. This issue is resolved. Root: fixes an issue found in 9.1

 

Product Area: Forms

2403546: UB is broken after filling in data in the form field, saving the file, and reopen the file.

Saving and closing a reader extended file after filling out data in a form field and subsequently opening the file again breaks the reader extension. This issue is resolved. Root: fixes an issue found in 9.1.3

 

Product Area: 3D

2323806: Pro Engineer data file does not get converted properly

When customer converts the data of with PRO/E (Pro Engineer wildfire) format in PDFG3D, the data is not converted normally. However, export in .igs format works fine. This issue is resolved.

2334327: An issue with watermark and 3D

If the watermark overlays the 3D object it’s very difficult to click on it. This issue is resolved.

2342736: IPEQ comment views not maintained in shared review document when adding comments Adding comments such as Arrow and cloud comments to a 3D object in a browser session does not maintain IPEQ comment views. This issue is resolved. Root: Fixes an issue found in 9.1.1

2365092: display the name as stored within the file

When loading a STEP file, depending of the software used, the node name is not correct. This issue is resolved.

2365111: missing part on the STEP assembly

Opening a STEP file in any reading option results in missing parts. This issue is resolved.

2365348: Scaling of NURBS approximation of CrvOnSurf

Using A3DCrvBaseGetAsNurbs to evaluate the curve appears to scale it by a factor of 1000.This issue is fixed.

2365028: Problems reading UG files v NX6

Opening Unigraphics file leads to conversion error message. This issue is resolved.

2365063: Crash reading inventor attributes

Inventor files when translated using Acrobat results in a crash. This issue is fixed.

2365104: Tessellation fails on some face

Opening Step files in Acrobat causes face to be badly tessellated, leading to an infinite surface. This issue is resolved.

2365109: Not enough memory error message

Opening Step files gives Not Enough Memory error message. This issue is resolved.

2365077: OneSpace Designer files not loading in Acrobat

Acrobat or 3d Viewer does not load Onespace Designer files. This issue is resolved.

2365071: Crash when parsing Attributes

When parsing through attributes of first product occurrence, Reader crashes. This issue is resolved.

2365102: Crash in A3DGraphSceneDisplayParametersGet()

A crash happens when A3DGraphSceneDisplayParametersGet() is called. This issue is resolved.

2412722: Missing data for edges

When parsing there seem to be many co-edges that point to egdes which have NULL topo data. This issue is resolved.

2365083: Unclear explanation in A3DSDKTessellation

Few redundant comments in A3DSDKTessellation.h have been removed. This issue is resolved.

2365346: Calculating start/end point of parabolic curve

Documentation for calculating parabolic curve from prc definition is incomplete. This issue is fixed

2412705: Information on A3DSurfBlend01Data data structure

Documentation for Blend01 surface in A3D API is incomplete. This issue is resolved.

2413648: Documentation : how to decipher A3DMiscCartesianTransformationData

Added comments in A3DSDKMisc.h regarding A3DMiscCartesianTransformationData.

 

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