Foxit PDF Reader is a small alternative to Adobe Reader, so you can download it quickly. This week, the publication of the famous Adobe Reader 9.1 has made great noise. Deployed March 10, security holes were strongly criticized by Mikko Hypponen, even advising users to avoid this in favor of software alternatives. More light may be, but safer, this assumption remains to be seen. In fact, when Californian publisher Adobe Systems crumbling under the blame, not the least known Foxit PDF Reader is now in version 3.0 Build 1506. Far from being trivial, this security update addresses several highly critical vulnerabilities. The Danish company Secunia that specializes in monitoring software vulnerabilities, we warned. The fixes involve memory corruption to execute malicious code and a flaw in the decoding of the symbol JBIG2.
OS: Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista
Version: 3.0 Build 1506