A long-running vulnerability in Acrobat 9 Pro and Acrobat X Pro has allowed remote attackers to install and execute programs via drive-by downloads. Adobe plans to release a patch on January 25, 2018 . In its September 15, 2017, Weekly Security Update , Oracle Corporation described the vulnerability as follows. “A vulnerability exists in the handling of malformed HTML in Acrobat Reader 9 Pro and Acrobat X Pro. If a user visits a malicious website, an attacker could host a specially crafted website that users would be tricked into visiting. By executing malicious HTML, the attacker could install programs or change settings without the user’s knowledge. ”
A long-running vulnerability in Acrobat Pro division of Adobe Systems known as ASPath 8 has allowed remote attackers to execute arbitrary code as the Archive Manager user, conduct phishing attacks, and gain privileges without user interaction or the need to access other files. Adobe has released two patches for the vulnerability. The first is for Acrobat Pro and Acrobat XI, followed by an update for Acrobat 11. We recommend that users of Adobe software update as soon as possible.
Windows 7 Insider Preview has recently been made available to more users. There is now also a Windows Insider Program where Windows 7 users can join. You can sign up as an updater from here or through the Channel 9 platform .
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In this RC-build of Windows 7, all the language packs are ready and have a separate driver signature, not that there's a driver to be signed. The driver signing mechanism is a bit more work than it should be, so this RC release doesn't get it. x64 Windows DreamTeam points out that this is effectively a RC version of XP... d2c66b5586