Adobe to issue fixes for dangerous vulnerabilities

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  1. ronjor

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    Adobe Reader 7.0.9 closes security holes
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    What about previous versions of Adobe Reader (4-6)? Does anyone know if they are affected too, or are they perhaps a more secure alternative?
     
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    Rmus Exploit Analyst

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    I found that version 6.0 is vulnerable if the plugins are installed.

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  5. Ice_Czar

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    chose to uninstall the reader & Acrobat on my platforms
    substituting them with Foxit and PDFCreator

    the current level of bloatware foisted off as the Adobe Reader had me using older versions off install CDs and I was running Acrobat 5
    but Im much happier with the replacement lineup :D
     
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    Hello,
    In general in 97.43% of cases, mainstream bloat-software will have elegant, simple, secure, robust, fast alternatives in the open-source, free community.
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