Adobe Patches Number of Security Vulnerabilities for Creative Cloud Flash Player
Adobe Systems Incorporated, commonly known as Adobe, is an American multinational computer software company. The company is headquartered in San Jose, California, United States. Adobe has historically focused upon the creation of multimedia and creativity software products, with a more recent foray towards rich Internet application software development. It is best known for Photoshop, an image editing software, Acrobat Reader, the Portable Document Format (PDF), and Adobe Creative Suite, as well as its successor, Adobe Creative Cloud.
Adobe has released a security update for the Creative Cloud Desktop Application for Windows and MacOS. This update resolves a vulnerability in the validation of certificates used by Creative Cloud desktop applications (CVE-2018-4991), and an improper input validation vulnerability (CVE-2018-4992) that could lead to privilege escalation. Affected 126.96.36.1998 and earlier versions on Windows and MacOS platform.
Adobe has resolved following vulnerabilities for Creative Clod packager
- Improper input validation
- Improper certificate validation
- Unquoted Search Path
To check the version of the Adobe Creative Cloud desktop app:
- Launch the Creative Cloud desktop app and sign in with your Adobe ID.
- Click the gear icon and choose Preferences > General.
Adobe Flash Player:
It has released security updates for Adobe Flash Player for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Chrome OS. These updates address critical vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player 188.8.131.52 and earlier versions. Successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution in the context of the current user.
Affected 184.108.40.206 and earlier versions on Windows, Macintosh and Linux platform.
An important authentication bypass vulnerability (CVE-2018-4994) exists in Adobe Connect versions 9.7.5 and earlier. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could result in sensitive information disclosure.
Affected 9.7.5 and earlier version on all platforms.
It recommends users update their product installations to the latest versions using the instructions referenced in the relevant bulletin.
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