Release 4.63.2 beta

Mark Nienberg gmane at
Fri Aug 17 02:04:32 IST 2007

Julian Field wrote:
> That's why you can edit the files I supply! Don't like something? Then 
> change it.
> Mark Nienberg wrote:
>> 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.
>> Mark
> Jules

Agreed.  Just warning others so when their power users of Acrobat start 
complaining, they will know why.


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