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Re: acrobat reader

Steve Langasek wrote:
The Acrobat Reader software has serious security problems that Adobe has
expressed a lack of interest in correcting.  It's recommended that you
use xpdf instead, and report any bugs to the very responsive maintainer.

Can you provide some links/refs or brief description of the security problems? What are they? I understand that PostScript can contain virii as its a full programming language but PDF is less that that. What can it do thats nasty?

Mike Lake
Caver, Linux enthusiast and interested in anything technical.

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