Adobe Acrobat Pro XI STIG Version 1, Release 2 Checklist Details (Checklist Revisions)

Supporting Resources:


Target CPE Name
Adobe Acrobat Pro XI cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:11.0.0 (View CVEs)

Checklist Highlights

Checklist Name:
Adobe Acrobat Pro XI STIG
Checklist ID:
Version 1, Release 2
Review Status:
Governmental Authority: Defense Information Systems Agency
Original Publication Date:

Checklist Summary:

The Adobe Acrobat Professional XI Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) was written for the full version of Adobe Acrobat Professional with default installation parameters. Adobe Acrobat Professional XI is software used for creating, editing, and printing Portable Document Format (PDF) files. Adobe Acrobat Professional XI provides some limited access to Adobe’s document cloud and online services as a precursor to features offered in Adobe Acrobat DC. Custom installations and deployments for mobile platforms such as Android and iOS are not covered in the guidance. The Adobe Acrobat Professional XI STIG is intended to be applied to a Windows desktop environment and is published as a tool to improve the security of Department of Defense (DoD) information systems. This document is meant for use in conjunction with the Windows Operating System (OS) STIG and any appropriate STIG(s) applicable to the system.

Checklist Role:

  • Office Software

Known Issues:

Not provided.

Target Audience:

Developed for the DOD. This checklist has been created for IT professionals, particularly Windows system administrators and information security personnel. The document assumes that the reader has experience installing and administering applications on Windows-based systems in domain or standalone configurations.

Target Operational Environment:

  • Managed
  • Specialized Security-Limited Functionality (SSLF)

Testing Information:

Not provided.

Regulatory Compliance:

DoDD 8500.1


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It must be noted that the guidelines specified should be evaluated in a local, representative test environment before implementation within large user populations. The extensive variety of environments makes it impossible to test these guidelines for all potential software configurations. For some environments, failure to test before implementation may lead to a loss of required functionality.

Product Support:

Comments or proposed revisions to this document should be sent via email to the following address: DISA Field Security Operations (FSO) will coordinate all change requests with the relevant DoD organizations before inclusion in this document.

Point of Contact:


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Change History:

Updated from DRAFT to UNDER REVIEW - 08/16/2017
Updated to FINAL - 8/18/2017
sunset by DISA - 02/16/2018
Updated URLs - 6/24/19
Updated URLs - 9/11/19


URL Description


Reference URL Description Sunset - Adobe Acrobat Pro XI STIG, Ver 1 Release Memo

NIST checklist record last modified on 09/11/2019