McAfee spots Adobe Reader PDF-tracking flaw

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by siljaline, Apr 29, 2013.

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  1. siljaline

    siljaline Former Poster

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    http://www.cso.com.au/article/460356/mcafee_spots_adobe_reader_pdf-tracking_flaw/
     
  2. aztony

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    Thanks for the heads up. Just last week I removed Adobe Reader from both my PCs because of publicized security vulnerabilities. Replaced with Nitro on one and Foxit on the other.
     
  3. siljaline

    siljaline Former Poster

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    You're welcome for the heads-up. You can limit Adobe Reader from loading via MSCONFIG. While this is not seen as a security vulnerability, it is understandable that some would be wanting alternate software.
     
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    Adobe Reader and Acrobat Information Leakage Issue

    Source: Adobe Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT) Blog
     
  5. TheWindBringeth

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    Re: Adobe Reader and Acrobat Information Leakage Issue

    Smells like http://blogs.mcafee.com/mcafee-labs/tracking-pdf-usage-poses-a-security-problem

     
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    Re: Adobe Reader and Acrobat Information Leakage Issue

    :thumb:
     
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