BlackBerry patches PDF flaws

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Research In Motion on Tuesday issued a security software update to address multiple vulnerabilities that exist in the PDF Distiller of the BlackBerry Attachment Service component in BlackBerry Enterprise Server. Because of these vulnerabilities, an attacker could create a malicious PDF file, which when opened on a BlackBerry smartphone, could corrupt memory or execute arbitrary code on the computer that hosts the BlackBerry Attachment Service, RIM said in its advisory. — AM
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