Hacker Discovers Adobe PDF Back Doors


A British security researcher has figured out a way to manipulate legitimate features in Adobe PDF files to open back doors for computer attacks.

David Kierznowski, a penetration testing expert specializing in Web application testing, has released proof of concept code and rigged PDF files to demonstrate how the Adobe Reader program could be used to launch attacks without any user action. Hacker Discovers Adobe PDF Back Doors

Linked by shanmuga Saturday, 16th September 2006 8:16AM