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Use a differnt pdf viewer, always

Filed under: Security — Tags: , — zundel @ am

Security Advisory for Adobe Reader and Acrobat

A critical vulnerability has been identified in Adobe Reader …
This vulnerability (CVE-2011-2462) could cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system. There are reports that the vulnerability is being actively exploited in limited, targeted attacks in the wild against Adobe Reader 9.x on Windows.

No fix until next week.

But why use targeted and repeatedly vulnerable Adobe software. Lots of alternatives exist.

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