FYI...Foxit Reader v5.0.2.0718 released
Fixed in Foxit Reader 5.0.2.0718
• Fixed a security issue of arbitrary code execution when opening certain PDF files.
• Fixed an unexpected termination issue of Foxit Reader when opening certain PDF files in a web browser.
• Fixed an issue where the page content cannot be displayed when opening certain PDF files in a web browser.
• Fixed an issue where the desktop icons would be rearranged automatically when creating the desktop icon of Foxit Reader 5.0 during installation on Windows XP.
• Fixed an issue where the file name would be a messy code or its extension would be missed when emailing certain PDF files from a web browser.
• Recovered the Print Scale function which was available in pre 5.0 versions...
___Foxit Reader ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow and Insecure Library Loading vuln
Last Update: 2011-07-22
Criticality level: Highly critical
Impact: System access
Where: From remote...
... vulnerabilities are confirmed in version 5.0.1.0523. Other versions may also be affected.
Solution: Update to version 5.0.2.0718.
Jul 21 2011
Jul 22 2011
FoxIt Reader online update v5.0.2.0718 still not available
... alternative PDF reader:Sumatra PDF reader for Windows
Sumatra PDF is a free PDF, XPS, DjVu, CBZ and CBR reader for Windows...
>>> Download Installer: SumatraPDF-1.7-install.exe
Supported OS: Windows 7, Vista, XP.
Current version: 1.7 (2011-07-18)
Changes in this release:
• improved support for right-to-left languages e.g. Arabic
• logical page numbers are displayed and used, if a document provides them...
• allow to restrict SumatraPDF's features with more granularity...
• -named-dest also matches strings in table of contents
• improved support for EPS files (requires Ghostscript)
• more robust installer
• many minor improvements and bugfixes
Edited by AplusWebMaster, 24 July 2011 - 04:39 AM.