0day: PDF pwns Windows

I am closing the season with the following HIGH Risk vulnerability: Adobe Acrobat/Reader PDF documents can be used to compromise your Windows box. Completely!!! Invisibly and unwillingly!!! All it takes is to open a PDF document or stumble across a page which embeds one.

The issue is quite critical given the fact that PDF documents are in the core of today’s modern business. [...]

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The WEB has gone crazy. I know that this is not news for some of you but you will be surprised to what extend this craziness has just developed. Among the traditional QuickTime Movie, QTL, Flash, Image, HTML and PDF vulnerabilities, there is now another one trivially exploitable with somewhat high degree of impact.

Back in September 2006 David and I had a small adventure with Adobe’s PDF technology. [...]

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