Adobe Systems Inc. issued an advisory Thursday warning customers that its popular desktop publishing program, PageMaker...
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has two serious vulnerabilities that could be exploited by an attacker to take control of a computer.
The vulnerabilities affect PageMaker versions 7.0.1 and 7.0.2. Adobe issued a patch to plug two flaws and is preparing a patch for a third vulnerability, the vendor said in its PageMaker security advisory.
Danish vulnerability clearinghouse Secunia issued an alert warning that the program contains a boundary error when processing PageMaker files. The error could be exploited by passing a malicious PageMaker file, causing a heap-based buffer overflow. Secunia gave the vulnerabilities a "highly critical" rating.
Adobe credited JJ Reyes of Secunia Research and iDefense Labs with discovering the vulnerabilities.