Adobe update quells Unix PDF peril

Thursday, 7 July 2005, 2:35 AM EST

Adobe has issued patches for a common vulnerability in various Unix versions of its Acrobat Reader software to guard against possible hacker attack.

The vulnerability stems from a boundary error in "UnixAppOpenFilePerform()" function when Acrobat Reader is opening a document containing a "/Filespec" tag.

By John Leyden at SecurityFocus.

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