Adobe fixes security vulnerabilities in .pdf viewers

Adobe Systems Inc. has released patches that fix security problems in its .pdf viewer.

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patches fix cross-site scripting (XSS) flaws in Adobe Reader and Acrobat versions 7.0.8 and earlier; they would allow attackers to run their own Java Scripts in a victim's browser session.

The Danish security clearinghouse Secunia said the problem exists whenever the viewer processes .pdf files.

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