Friday, August 6, 2010

Foxit Releases Foxit Reader

Foxit Software moved a little faster on this than Adobe did ...

US-CERT Current Activity: Foxit Releases Foxit Reader
added August 6, 2010 at 10:31 am
Foxit has released Foxit Reader to address a vulnerability associated with the improper rendering of PDF documents. Exploitation of this vulnerability may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review the security release notes for Foxit Reader and apply any necessary updates to help mitigate the risks. Additional information regarding this vulnerability can be found in US-CERT Vulnerability Note VU#275247.
Foxit Software
Security Release – Foxit Reader

Fremont CA, August 6, 2010 – Foxit Corporation, a leading provider of solutions for reading, editing, creating, organizing, securing PDF documents and eReader devices, announces an upcoming security patch for its popular Foxit Reader. The upcoming Foxit Reader enhances PDF document security that is currently being used to compromise Apple iPhone/iPad devices.

Vulnerability Fixed

Foxit Reader fixes the crash issue caused by the new iPhone/iPad jailbreak program which can be exploited to inject arbitrary code into a system and execute it there.

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