Re: Fw: Adobe confirms PDF zero-day attacks. Disable JavaScript now | Zero Day | ZDNet.com

Subject: Re: Fw: Adobe confirms PDF zero-day attacks. Disable JavaScript now | Zero Day | ZDNet.com
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: TechWR List <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 17 Dec 2009 17:00:01 -0800

I just noticed that disabling Javascript broke the PDF timesheet form
the agency I'm working for uses, so that my hours aren't being
totaled.

On Thu, Dec 17, 2009 at 12:43 PM, Karen Graziano <kmgraziano03 -at- yahoo -dot- com> wrote:
> FYI, see link to article below regarding a critical vulnerability in Adobe. If you are able to work with PDFs without JavaScript, you should implement the short-term fix outlined in the article. I checked Symantec and their site lists this as a high risk vulnerability. There is no patch available yet from Adobe.
>
> If you have both Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat (standard or professional), you need to apply the fix to both programs. This applies to all versions of both programs, up to and including 9.2.
>
> Regards,
> -Karen
> whose day has been brightened by y'all  :-)
>
> Karen M. Graziano
> kmgraziano03 -at- yahoo -dot- com
>
> Subject: Adobe confirms PDF zero-day attacks. Disable JavaScript now | Zero Day | ZDNet.com
>  FYI.
> Adobe confirms PDF zero-day attacks. Disable JavaScript now
> http://blogs.zdnet.com/security/?p=5119
>
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