RIM Patches Yet Another PDF-Related BES Flaw

By , CIO |  Security, BES, BlackBerry

For a company that prides itself on security, this is really not a good thing. To be fair, no software is 100% foolproof, or secure, and RIM typically notifies its customers of any newly-discovered flaws promptly so they can update accordingly. But I must say, if I was a "malicious person" looking to exploit BlackBerry infrastructure, I would've started targeting this troublesome PDF distiller long ago. These repeated flaws seem to suggest that this latest vulnerability won't likely be the last...

For more on the new BES flaw, check out RIM's associated security advisory. And BlackBerry administrators can update their BES software via RIM's BES downloads page.

Al Sacco covers Mobile and Wireless for CIO.com. Follow Al on Twitter @ASacco. Follow everything from CIO.com on Twitter @CIOonline. Email Al at ASacco@CIO.com.


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