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  1. Security - Add Ability to Prevent Attaching as Email

    We have proprietary software that serves up PDF files stored in a location that end-users do not have access to. These documents can contain PHI and PII. We want to prevent the ability for users to send copies the document outside of our system. We have been able to lock down every aspect except for attaching to an email. There is a toolbar and menu option for this feature.

    For security reasons I would like the ability to disable the attach as email feature the same way that I can disable WebMail.

    3 votes

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  2. Corrupt registry key iProtectedView

    In our company we are using Adobe Acrobat Reader DC Version 2018.009.20044. We want to set the iProtectedView registry setting to increase security of our system, however, we found out that the value name has a trailing whitespace: "iProtectedView ". Is this an Acrobat DC issue, that the value name was misspelled? Does it exist also without the whitespace in other versions?

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  3. Ability hilite, underline or otherwise markup a secured document.

    Product manuals are often secured and one can print but not comment, hi-lite or otherwise mark up important info would be helpful. Such "edits" could be a different layer and not integral to the original document. Even disclaimer text or ownership of such edits could be water-marked into the file.

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  4. BUG: "Enable Protected Mode At Startup" disables Hardware Rendering

    I would like to know why Hardware Rendering has been disabled when the option "Enable Protected Mode At Startup" is checked. Why is hardware rendering a security issue?

    To me this is a serious bug. You have crippled Adobe Acrobat for 3D delivery by forcing this on users.

    If you find a PDF file that has ANY javascript in it are you not only disabling the javascript but also disabling hardware rendering?

    I can kind of understand disabling javascript, although all that functionality should be able to be sandboxed. You, Adobe Developers, have full control over all the methods exposed…

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  5. Write temp/cache data to programfiles directory

    Multiple components of the Acrobat suite are writing to various sub-directories of Program Files (Adobe, Common Files\Adobe) as a user-mode process. In some cases, this is accommodated by modification to the default ACL model of the directories to allow the process to perform these writes, or it is relying on the UAC VirtualStore to re-direct the writes to a per-user location.

    This is not the security model of Windows and these types of writes should either be going to the user's profile or \programdata\ when the permissions model supports this behavior natively. Having user-mode processes write to Program Files causes…

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  6. Possibility of adding a custom signature in a future release?

    Hello- (Feature request) May I suggest the ability to add a custom email contact etc. signature? (The address & contact one, not the legal or digital one). Our user was trying to send PDFs, and while it opens her mail (Gmail) the signature part doesn't get added on. From what I gather, it is because the programming interface and user interface can't talk to each other, they are seperate streams, maybe? (see link to similar, below)

    Anyway, if they can't communicate, maybe add the possibility of a custom email address / contact one, in a future release?

    The closest I…

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  7. Security Upgrade Required to prevent Editing of secured PDF

    I use the Adobe Acrobat DC to secure it with password so I can prevent the document from being copied or edited. However, when I upload it to Google Drive, it can turn into an EDITABLE document on One single Click. What is the use of this type of encryption?

    Is there a way that I am missing out on that can help achieve secure the document from being copied or edited with such ease because I haven't found any.

    Thanks

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  9. Allow for multiple change options to be selected in Password Security.

    Please break out all the current change options to allow more than one option be enabled under password protection. Really have a need to be able to have two of the four options (e.g., insert, delete, comment, fill and sign) available. What would be really nice is if we could select the Tools that are not available under password security and in any configuration. Your consideration would be so very appreciated!!!!

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  10. Security Quick Tool does not work

    Using DC Pro and my quick tool button for encryption does not work mostly, and is sporadic at best. i open the file select the security icon on the quick tools and if it allows me to use it, it is fine. most of the time,i will select the icon and the #2 selection and then nothing happens, no further pop up screen. I go back in to select the icon and the features are greyed out, forcing me to go the long way around to add the password.

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  11. ADOBE failure queries OCSP with DNIe and the new ACRAIZDNIE2 hierarchy

    Hello, the signatures made on a PDF with the identification card of Spain (DNIe) the product does not manage to validate it correctly since the hierarchy that signs the OCSP response has been modified and instead of being signed by a subordinate the root itself does.

    The OCSP response is signed by the following certificate:

    https://www.dnie.es/descargas/certificados/Ocsp_Responder_AV_DNIE_FNMT_AC_RAIZ_DNIE_2_0320 18.zip

    This certificate is issued directly by the Root Authority:
    https://www.dnie.es/ZIP/ACRAIZ-DNIE2.zip

    Why does the PDF indicate "certificate not valid for use?

    There is a test set available to make a valid signature and another with certificate revoked at this link:
    https://www.dnie.es/descargas/certificados/Set_Certificados_Pruebas.rar

    Thank you very…

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  12. Blur/Redact sections of a document until a password is entered to reveal detail.

    Rather than restricting the entire document with a password, for documents published to large audiences but only some need to see specific details, allow a blurred box to be included on sections of a document that can be removed if someone enters the password specifically in that section while reviewing the document.

    This would be page-specific security, not document level security. Useful on large reports that cover many areas that are distributed on different level of an organization.

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  13. PDF created with Adobe Pro and password protected won't open with browser. Gives 'incorrect password' message. Password works fine on mac

    I have a pdf document, password protected, works fine. Password is fine, document opens on my desktop mac or any operating system. However, when I upload the document to our website: japanstudy.earlham.edu (Enrollment Procedures - 2018-19 Handbook), I receive this error message. Attached is the screenshot of the error. I cannot fix this, no matter if I change the password or try a variety of settings.

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  14. Ability to disable Password Encryption for PDF documents, without disabling Protected Mode

    In order to disable the password encryption option within Adobe Acrobat Standard and Professional DC, the complete security suite under Protected Mode needs to be disabled. This means that Enterprises that don't want users to password encrypt PDF documents have to remove the built in Sandboxing solution for PDF documents, thus compromising their security controls.
    There should be a granular capability to disable the option to password encrypt PDF documents, without having to turn-off other security features.

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  15. How to CHANGE a permissions password that I never set in the 1st place

    I cannot edit PDF's because I need to enter a permission password to do so. However I never set one in the first place, only the one to sign in to my Adobe account.

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  16. I cant change the signature?

    Why cant I change the signature now?

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  17. program stalls, won't close, and crashes repeatedly upon every use; already re-installed and have all current updates, protected view off

    program stalls, won't close, and crashes repeatedly upon every use; already re-installed and have all current updates, protected view off -- this started about a month ago after using the same system for 2 years

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  18. Stop the stupid ******* Protected View

    It's a constant waste of my time to click 'enable' to print. If I click print, I just want the GD thing to print - this is a waste of my time.

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  19. Client Side Request Injection

    Client Side Request Injection

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  20. Support symmetric curve signature / PSS padding validation

    Currently the PDF signature routines of Acrobat fail when using certain certificates. As an SecSigner employee explains, this may be due to symmetric curve crypt algorithms or using PSS padding, cf. https://seccommerce.com/anforderungen-an-den-secsigner-im-rahmen-von-etsi/ (in German)

    E.g. current PDF files by amazon.de result in the following error (German Acrobat DC installation, no pending updates):

    Fehler bei Unterschriftsprüfung.

    Bei der Prüfung ist ein Fehler aufgetreten:

    Interner kryptografischer Bibliotheksfehler.
    Fehlercode: 0x2726

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