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Adobe Reader 8.1 And Earlier Vulnerability


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#1 quietman7

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Posted 09 October 2007 - 12:07 PM

Workaround available.
Platform: Windows XP (Vista users are not affected) with Internet Explorer 7 installed.

Adobe is aware of a recently published report of a critical security vulnerability in Adobe Reader and Acrobat...


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Posted 23 October 2007 - 11:47 AM

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Posted 23 October 2007 - 05:50 PM

Thanks guys. This kind of thing is exactly why I come to BC.

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Posted 24 October 2007 - 05:57 AM

Adobe Security bulletin
Update available for vulnerability in versions 8.1 and earlier of Adobe Reader and Acrobat

Adobe strongly recommends upgrading to Adobe Reader 8.1.1 or Acrobat 8.1.1. Users can utilize the product's automatic update facility. The default installation configuration runs automatic updates on a regular schedule, and can be manually activated by choosing Help > Check For Updates Now.

Alternatively, the Adobe Reader 8.1.1 update files can be manually downloaded and installed from:
http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/pro...latform=Windows

The Acrobat 8.1.1 update files can be downloaded and installed from:
http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/pro...latform=Windows

Microsoft may also be providing an update to resolve this issue at a later date. Please refer to Microsoft Security Advisory 943521 for more information.


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Posted 09 December 2007 - 12:25 PM

Thank you quietman 7! Just down loaded 8.1.1. How does one person have time to look into all that security stuff and keep the rest of us informed. Thank you again.




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