[LINK] Fwd: [NATIONAL-ALERTS] (AUSCERT AL-2008.0111) [Win][Linux][Solaris][OSX] - Security Update available for Adobe Reader 8 and Acrobat 8

Jan Whitaker jwhit at melbpc.org.au
Wed Nov 5 12:53:07 AEDT 2008

from Adobe:
>Critical vulnerabilities have been identified in Adobe Reader and Acrobat
>8.1.2 and earlier versions. These vulnerabilities would cause the
>application to crash and could potentially allow an attacker to take control
>of the affected system.
>Adobe Reader 9 and Acrobat 9 are not vulnerable to these issues. Adobe
>recommends users of Acrobat 8 and Adobe Reader 8 who cant update to Adobe
>Reader 9 install the 8.1.3 update to protect themselves from potential

I stopped using Adobe and switched to Foxit Reader. Works just fine.


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Checked by AVG. 
Version: 7.5.549 / Virus Database: 270.8.6/1766 - Release Date: 4/11/2008 8:26 AM

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