Adobe Security Bulletin for December 2018 Security Updates

Adobe Security Bulletin for December 2018 Security Updates

December 29, 2018 | Mina Hao

Overview

On December 11, 2018 (local time), Adobe released security updates which address multiple vulnerabilities in Acrobat and Reader.

For details about the security bulletins and advisories, visit the following link:

https://helpx.adobe.com/security.html

Vulnerability Overview

Adobe Acrobat and Reader

Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Acrobat and Reader on Windows to fix the following vulnerabilities which could cause remote code execution after successful exploitation.

Vulnerability Impact Severity Level CVE ID
Arbitrary Code Execution Critical CVE-2018-15998 CVE-2018-15987
Arbitrary Code Execution Critical CVE-2018-16004 CVE-2018-19720
Privilege Escalation Critical CVE-2018-16045 CVE-2018-16044 CVE-2018-16018
Arbitrary Code Execution Critical CVE-2018-19715 CVE-2018-19713 CVE-2018-19708 CVE-2018-19707 CVE-2018-19700 CVE-2018-19698 CVE-2018-16046 CVE-2018-16040 CVE-2018-16039 CVE-2018-16037 CVE-2018-16036 CVE-2018-16029 CVE-2018-16027 CVE-2018-16026 CVE-2018-16025 CVE-2018-16014 CVE-2018-16008 CVE-2018-16003 CVE-2018-15994 CVE-2018-15993 CVE-2018-15992 CVE-2018-15991 CVE-2018-15990
Arbitrary Code Execution Critical CVE-2018-19702 CVE-2018-16016 CVE-2018-16000 CVE-2018-15999 CVE-2018-15988
Arbitrary Code Execution Critical CVE-2018-19716 CVE-2018-16021 CVE-2018-12830
Information Disclosure Important CVE-2018-19717 CVE-2018-19714 CVE-2018-19712 CVE-2018-19711 CVE-2018-19710 CVE-2018-19709 CVE-2018-19706 CVE-2018-19705 CVE-2018-19704 CVE-2018-19703 CVE-2018-19701 CVE-2018-19699 CVE-2018-16047 CVE-2018-16043 CVE-2018-16041 CVE-2018-16038 CVE-2018-16035 CVE-2018-16034 CVE-2018-16033 CVE-2018-16032 CVE-2018-16031 CVE-2018-16030 CVE-2018-16028 CVE-2018-16024 CVE-2018-16023 CVE-2018-16022 CVE-2018-16020 CVE-2018-16019 CVE-2018-16017 CVE-2018-16015 CVE-2018-16013 CVE-2018-16012 CVE-2018-16010 CVE-2018-16006 CVE-2018-16005 CVE-2018-16002 CVE-2018-16001 CVE-2018-15997 CVE-2018-15996 CVE-2018-15989 CVE-2018-15985 CVE-2018-15984 CVE-2018-19719
Information Disclosure Important CVE-2018-16009 CVE-2018-16007 CVE-2018-15995 CVE-2018-15986
Information Disclosure Important CVE-2018-16042

For details on vulnerability impact and remediation, refer to the security bulletin from the following link:

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb18-41.html

Solution

Adobe has released security updates to fix the preceding vulnerabilities. Users are advised to update their installation to the latest version as soon as possible.

For vulnerability details and operations, please visit official links of each vulnerable product.

Statement

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