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UNIRAS Brief - 646/05 - Adobe - Acrobat and Adobe Reader plug-in buffer overflow



 
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   UNIRAS (UK Govt CERT) Briefing Notice - 646/05 dated 17.08.05  Time: 13:53  
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Adobe - Acrobat and Adobe Reader plug-in buffer overflow


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The following security advisory and corresponding software update is
now available:

	Security Advisory: Acrobat and Adobe Reader plug-in buffer overflow

	Release Date: August 16th, 2005 

	Overview: Adobe has discovered a buffer overflow in Adobe Acrobat
and Adobe Reader. This issue has been addressed and a product update
is available to proactively mitigate potential malicious activity.
Adobe always recommends that users keep their systems up to date, and
install the latest update of these applications.

For more information, please visit:
http://www.adobe.com/support/techdocs/321644.html


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UNIRAS wishes to acknowledge the contributions of Adobe for the information 
contained in this Briefing. 
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members and the community at large. 
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