The uudecoding feature in Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0.5 and 5.0.6 for
Unix and Linux, and possibly other versions including those before
5.0.9, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via shell
metacharacters ("`" or backtick) in the filename of the PDF file that
is provided to the uudecode command.
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