|Foxit PDF plugin hit by zero-day exploit||WaltS||1/11/13 5:39 AM|
[excerpt quote "A new security bug in the popular Foxit PDF reader
plugin for web browsers allows miscreants to compromise computers and
install malware. There's no patch for this zero-day vulnerability." /]
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|Re: Foxit PDF plugin hit by zero-day exploit||f1...@nospampobox.com||1/11/13 10:03 AM|
On 1/11/2013 5:39 AM On a whim, WaltS pounded out on the keyboard
I have moved most client machines from Foxit to PDF-Xchange, due to
their pushing of ASK products. Even so, whenever I installed Foxit in
the past, I never had it set to open PDF's in the browser, but to launch
the program, thereby not installing the plugin into a browser.
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|Re: Foxit PDF plugin hit by zero-day exploit||Sailfish||1/11/13 10:59 AM|
My bloviated meandering follows what WaltS graced us with on 1/11/2013
> [excerpt quote "A new security bug in the popular Foxit PDF readerFor releases prior to Firefox 19.0 and since (Firefox 12.0 ???), they
can use this feature simply by setting the pref "pdfjs.disabled" to
"false" via "about:config".
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|Re: Foxit PDF plugin hit by zero-day exploit||Rav||1/11/13 3:17 PM|
On 1/11/2013 1:59 PM, Sailfish wrote:I thought one also has to go to Tools, Options, Applications, and for
Content Type "Portable Document Format (PDF)" set it to "Preview in
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