Adobe patch Tuesday updates addressed a total of 11 vulnerabilities affecting its Animate, Illustrator, Media Encoder and Bridge products.
Adobe patch Tuesday updates addressed a total of 11 flaws affecting its Animate, Illustrator, Media Encoder and Bridge products.
“Adobe has published security bulletins for Adobe Animate CC (APSB19-34), Adobe Illustrator CC (APSB19-36), Adobe Media Encoder (APSB19-52) and Adobe Bridge CC (APSB19-53). Adobe recommends users update their product installations to the latest versions using the instructions referenced in the bulletin.” reads the advisory published by Adobe.
The good news is that all the vulnerabilities fixed by Adobe are unlikely to be exploited, the company also confirmed that it is not aware of attacks in the wild exploiting them.
5 out of 11 vulnerabilities addressed by Adobe have been rated as critical:
Adobe Media Encoder
CVE-2019-8246 – Out-of-bounds Write issue that could lead to arbitrary code execution on Windows and macOS
Adobe Illustrator CC
CVE-2019-8247 is a memory corruption issue that could lead to arbitrary code execution on Windows and macOS.
CVE-2019-8248 is a memory corruption issue that could lead to arbitrary code execution on Windows and macOS
Adobe credited independent researchers from NSFOCUS, Qihoo 360 and Fortinet for reporting the vulnerabilities.
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