October 12, 2004
Security Issue with Acrobat Reader 6

Jelmer Kuperus has found a way to access a user's local harddrive via Acrobat Reader's ability to embed swf files. This opens the possibility to steal local files or cookies. As it is necessary to know the exact filenames he rates the risk only medium. More details and a demonstration can be found here.

Posted at October 12, 2004 10:09 PM | Further reading
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Hmm... I don't get the error, even though I saved the txt.

Posted by: Jeff on October 12, 2004 11:57 PM
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