Adobe Reader 10 = Better

The Adobe Reader GDI object leak described that I described at isn’t fixed in the Adobe Reader versions up to and including 9.4.1. However, it appears that the new Adobe Reader X (i.e. Adobe Reader 10) leaks handle and memory resources FAR LESS than its last several 8.x and 9.x predecessors. I think there might be hope for Adobe Reader after all!

Whether or not the re-engineered security in Adobe Reader 10 improves anything on the security front remains to be seen. The next few months will tell the tale.

For more information about Adobe Reader X (Adobe Reader 10) please see:

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