A certain ActiveX control in Adobe Acrobat 9, when used with Microsoft Windows Vista and Internet Explorer 7, allows remote malicious users to cause a denial of service (browser crash) via an src property value with an invalid acroie:// URL.
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Adobe Acrobat 9 Remote DoS (--) Tested on AA9/IE7/Vista
I can't seem to reproduce this on XP! Oh well
Of course the most popular app for reading pdfs is SfS/SfI :)
Basically it will crash with any uri that adobe doesn't like
Also interesting: try with file ...