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Tuesday, November 04, 2008

Adobe patches 8 bugs in popular PDF apps

Adobe patched its Reader application for the fifth time this year, plugging eight security holes, including one that was reported to the company more than five months ago.

In late May, researchers at Core Security Technologies told Adobe of a critical vulnerability in Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat which could be used by hackers to launch attack code against Windows, Mac or Linux computers, was found in older versions of the software. Version 8.1.2 of Acrobat and Reader harbor the vulnerability and newer versions of the programs, Acrobat 9 and Reader 9, which were released in June, are immune.

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