A vulnerability has been reported in Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to bypass certain security restrictions or gain escalated privileges.
The vulnerability is caused due to insecure default file permissions being set on the installed files and folders. This allows any non-privileged users on the system to remove the files or replace them with malicious binaries.
The vulnerability has been reported for Adobe Acrobat 6.0.4 and Adobe Reader 6.0.4 for Mac OS. Prior versions may be also affected.
Solution: Update to Adobe Acrobat 6.0.5 or Adobe Reader 6.0.5.
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