[pdftex] [tex-live] PDF 1.5 by default in TL 2010

Philip TAYLOR P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Wed Jan 13 17:11:12 CET 2010

James Quirk wrote:

> Don't forget there's always the security angle to consider,
> as older versions of AR/AA have buffer flow problems that can be
> exploited by malicious PDFs. Therefore if you're going to stick
> with AR5/6/7/8, be aware of the risks involved.

which is not to suggest that V9 of AA/AR is any
more secure : see http://blogs.adobe.com/asset/2009/12/
for pertinent details.

* Phil.

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