More Adobe Reader vulnerabilities

Friday, 12 January 2007, 12:27 AM EST

Last week, Security Fix warned readers about a newly discovered design flaw in Adobe Reader that could be used to trick users into giving away personal and financial data.

This week, Adobe warned warned that versions 7.0.8 and 7.0.3 of its Reader product are vulnerable to a security hole that criminals could use to break into PCs running the software just by convincing users to view a specially crafted PDF document. Over the weekend, the curators of the Month of Apple Bugs project claimed to have found a dangerous design flaw with the Mac OS X and Windows versions of Adobe Reader.

At Security Fix.

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