PDF security warning
- Adobe says that it has received reports of attacks targeting a
previously unknown flaw in both Adobe Reader and Acrobat. When
exploited, the flaw allows an attacker to remotely execute code on a
Users are being urged to use caution when handling PDF files.
Researchers at both Shadowserver and the US Computer Emergency
Response Team recommend that users disable the ability for documents
to execute java script code in both Acrobat and Reader through the
application's preference panel.
Although RC Soaring Digest does not knowingly utilize java script
within any of the PDF versions we publish, we urge readers to follow
the above advice.
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