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Vulnerability In Adobe Reader


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#1 fozzie

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Posted 05 January 2007 - 10:26 AM

Websense® Security Labs™ has confirmed the existence of a Cross Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability affecting multiple versions of Adobe® Acrobat Reader®. This vulnerability allows an attacker to execute JavaScript from the context of where the PDF is hosted. Any web server that hosts a PDF file is vulnerable to this XSS attack. To exploit this vulnerability, the attacker appends the desired JavaScript to any PDF href, such as a direct link or an iframe.


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Posted 05 January 2007 - 02:08 PM

Adobe Security advisory

Cross-site scripting vulnerability in versions 7.0.8 and earlier of Adobe Reader and Acrobat

Release date: January 4, 2007
Vulnerability identifier: APSA07-01
CVE number: CVE-2007-0045
Platform: Windows and Linux

Solution: Adobe Reader users should upgrade to Reader 8...

Download the latest version of Adobe Reader
http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep2.html
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Posted 06 January 2007 - 06:55 PM

Security researchers are beginning to think the problem is much worse than first thought, although Adobe promises a fix by next week.
http://www.informationweek.com/security/sh...cleID=196801513


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