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Adobe Reader still vulnerable for hacker attack

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Last week Adobe announced another flaw in its Adobe PDF Reader program that enables hackers to take over a computer. The flaw was also described at the Advert Labs blog.

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Adobe PDF flaw uncovered

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UK security researcher ‘Petko Petkov’ detailed on his blog late last week that he has discovered a serious vulnerability in Adobe’s PDF file system.

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Adobe Reader flaw solved by free upgrade

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Last week, Adobe Systems acknowledged a vulnerability in versions of Adobe Reader written for UNIX platforms. The flaw, first reported by security firm IDefense, allows a buffer overflow to be exploited to execute arbitrary code under the privileges of the local user.

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Adobe patches security hole in Reader, Acrobat

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Last Wednesday, Adobe Systems acknowledged a vulnerability in both Adobe Reader and Acrobat that could be exploited using malware to release sensitive system information. Under certain circumstances, it is possible to discover the existence of local files on an end-user system using XML scripts.

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