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Windows 7: *Security* update available for Adobe Download Manager.

23 Feb 2010   #1

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
*Security* update available for Adobe Download Manager.

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Adobe - Security Bulletins: APSB10-08 Security update available for Adobe Download Manager

Adobe squishes code execution bug in download manager.

Adobe Systems on Tuesday patched a critical vulnerability that could be exploited to remotely install malicious files on end-user PCs when they install or upgrade Reader and Flash applications.

When combined with a flaw on Adobe's website, the bug in the Adobe Download Manager made it possible for attackers to install malware on Windows machines simply by leading victims to a special link on the domain. Last week, researcher Aviv Raff demonstrated how the vulnerabilities could be exploited to download and execute any file of his choosing on a Register test machine.
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23 Feb 2010   #2

Arch Linux 64-bit

When I install Adobe Flash and Adobe Reader I don't let Adobe Download Manager install/run.
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 *Security* update available for Adobe Download Manager.

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