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Buffer overflow Adobe Reader v9 and earlier

By jobeard
Feb 21, 2009
  1. 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 reports that this issue is being exploited.

    Release date: February 19, 2009

    Vulnerability identifier: APSA09-01

    CVE number: CVE-2009-0658

    Platform: All platforms

    see apsa09-01.html

    an alternative (for Windows & Linux; no OS X) to Adobe Reader is Foxit
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