Is there any way I can check a PDF for exploits? I am on Linux most of the times but I sometimes have to read PDF's on Windows also, so I have to be extra sure that the PDF is clean. I use Acrobat Reader on Windows and Evince on Linux.
Here's the method that I use in analysing malicious PDFs:
I use the tools
pdf-parserfrom here. In the past I have also used
pdftk, but I'm finding that less useful recently.
pdfidto analyse the pdf document.
You can install and use ClamAV.