Adobe to issue fixes for dangerous vulnerabilities

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by ronjor, Jan 5, 2007.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. ronjor

    ronjor Global Moderator

    Joined:
    Jul 21, 2003
    Posts:
    64,327
    Location:
    Texas
    Story
     
  2. ronjor

    ronjor Global Moderator

    Joined:
    Jul 21, 2003
    Posts:
    64,327
    Location:
    Texas
    Adobe Reader 7.0.9 closes security holes
    Article
     
  3. Pinga

    Pinga Registered Member

    Joined:
    Aug 31, 2006
    Posts:
    1,420
    Location:
    Europe
    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?
     
  4. Rmus

    Rmus Exploit Analyst

    Joined:
    Mar 16, 2005
    Posts:
    3,982
    Location:
    California
    I found that version 6.0 is vulnerable if the plugins are installed.

    regards,

    -rich

    ________________________________________________________________
    "Talking About Security Can Lead To Anxiety, Panic, And Dread...
    Or Cool Assessments, Common Sense And Practical Planning..."
    --Bruce Schneier​
     
  5. Ice_Czar

    Ice_Czar Registered Member

    Joined:
    May 21, 2002
    Posts:
    696
    Location:
    Boulder Colorado
    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
     
  6. Mrkvonic

    Mrkvonic Linux Systems Expert

    Joined:
    May 9, 2005
    Posts:
    9,238
    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.
    Mrk
     
  7. Ice_Czar

    Ice_Czar Registered Member

    Joined:
    May 21, 2002
    Posts:
    696
    Location:
    Boulder Colorado
Loading...
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.