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Adobe finally patches flaw in Reader, needs to update blog platform

Almost a month after admitting there was an easily exploitable buffer overflow in its Reader product, Adobe has finally managed to produce patches for Adobe Reader versions 7 and 8.

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Zero-day exploit for Adobe Reader

A zero-day exploit for Adobe Reader has been making the rounds since yesterday. From Adobe’s advisory: A critical vulnerability has been identified in Adobe Reader 9 and Acrobat 9 and earlier versions. This vulnerability would cause the application to crash and could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system. There are […]

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