Release 4.63.2 beta
gmane at tippingmar.com
Wed Aug 15 22:41:15 IST 2007
Julian Field wrote:
> 2 Added *.fdf to the list of dangerous filenames. Opening a .fdf file can
> cause the loading of any file on the internet into Adobe Acrobat.
There are perfectly legitimate reasons to send email messages with fdf files
attached. If you use the "browser-based review" feature of Acrobat that allows
multiple users to review and comment on a pdf file, then the automatically generated
email invitations will have an fdf file attached. The user clicks on the fdf file to
open the document in Acrobat. The document is usually on a webdav server. Each
user's comments are then sent to and saved on the webdav server by the Acrobat program.
Blocking fdf files will effectively disable one of the key features of Acrobat.
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