Adobe Security Bulletins for November 2019 Security Updates Threat Alert

Adobe Security Bulletins for November 2019 Security Updates Threat Alert

November 26, 2019 | Mina Hao

Overview

On November 12, local time, Adobe officially released the November security update, which fixes multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe’s various products, including Adobe Bridge CC, Adobe Media Encoder, Adobe Illustrator CC, and Adobe Animate CC.

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

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

     Vulnerability Description

Adobe Bridge CC

Adobe has released an Adobe Bridge CC security update that fixes 2 security vulnerabilities.

Vulnerability details are as follows:

Vulnerability Category Vulnerability Impact Severity Level CVE ID
Memory corruption Information disclosure Important CVE-2019-8239
Memory corruption Information disclosure Important CVE-2019-8240
  • Affected versions:

Adobe Bridge CC Version <= 9.1

  • Unaffected versions:

Adobe Bridge CC Version   = 10.0

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

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/bridge/apsb19-53.html

Adobe Media Encoder

Adobe has released a security update for Adobe Media Encoder that fixes five security vulnerabilities.

Vulnerability details are as follows:

Vulnerability Category Vulnerability Impact Severity Level CVE ID
Cross-border reading Information disclosure Important CVE-2019-8241
Cross-border reading Information disclosure Important CVE-2019-8242
Cross-border reading Information disclosure Important CVE-2019-8243
Cross-border reading Information disclosure Important CVE-2019-8244
Cross-boundary write Arbitrary code execution Critical CVE-2019-8246
  • Affected versions:

Adobe Media Encoder Version <= 13.1

  • Unaffected versions:

Adobe Media Encoder Version = 14.0

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

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/media-encoder/apsb19-52.html

Adobe Illustrator CC

Adobe has released an Adobe Illustrator CC security update that fixes 3 security vulnerabilities.

Vulnerability details are as follows:

Vulnerability Category Vulnerability Impact Severity Level CVE ID
Insecure library loading (DLL hijacking) Privilege escalation Important CVE-2019-7962
Memory corruption Arbitrary code execution Critical CVE-2019-8247
Memory corruption Arbitrary code execution Critical CVE-2019-8248
  • Affected versions:

Adobe Illustrator CC 2019 Version <= 23.1

  • Unaffected versions:

Adobe Illustrator CC 2019 Version = 24.0

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

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/illustrator/apsb19-36.html

Adobe Animate CC

Adobe has released a security update for Adobe Animate CC that fixes a security vulnerability.

Vulnerability details are as follows:

Vulnerability Category Vulnerability Impact Severity Level CVE ID
Loading unsafe libraries

(DLL hijacking)

Privilege escalation Important CVE-2019-7960
  • Affected versions:

Adobe Animate CC 2019 Version <= 19.2.1

  • Unaffected versions:

Adobe Animate CC 2019 Version = 20.0

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

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/animate/apsb19-34.html

Solution

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

For vulnerability details and remediation, please visit the preceding security bulletin links.

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