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This week in PDF: Adobe warns of critical” bugs in Acrobat and Reader”

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The big news this week in PDF is being made by several security vulnerabilities affecting Acrobat and Adobe Reader that could be used to hijack a user’s system. Planet PDF talks about the nature of the vulnerabilities and their current status.

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Security Advisory: Acrobat and Adobe Reader plug-in buffer overflow

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Adobe today issued a security advisory relating to a vulnerability in Adobe Acrobat and Reader. Identified as a buffer overflow within a core plug-in that is part of both products, the vulnerability could be exploited to crash the application with an increased risk of malicious code execution.

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Security firm issues Buffer Overflow alert for Reader 5.1

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Security researchers have posted a public advisory to warn Reader 5.1 users of a ‘high-risk’ buffer overflow flaw in the XML forms data format that creates a risk of system takeover.

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