ESB-2017.1965 - [Win][Mobile][OSX] Adobe Digital Editions: Multiple vulnerabilities 2017-08-09

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           Security updates available for Adobe Digital Editions
                               9 August 2017


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           Adobe Digital Editions
Publisher:         Adobe
Operating System:  Windows
                   OS X
                   Mobile Device
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Denial of Service               -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Access Confidential Data        -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-11280 CVE-2017-11279 CVE-2017-11278
                   CVE-2017-11277 CVE-2017-11276 CVE-2017-11275
                   CVE-2017-11274 CVE-2017-11272 CVE-2017-3091

Original Bulletin:

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Adobe Security Bulletin

Applies to: Digital Editions

Last Published: August 9, 2017

Security updates available for Adobe Digital Editions | APSB17-27

Bulletin ID	Date Published		Priority
APSB17-27	August 08, 2017		2


Adobe has released a security update for Adobe Digital Editions for Windows,
Macintosh, iOS and Android. This update resolves a critical heap buffer
overflow vulnerability that could lead to code execution, seven memory
corruption vulnerabilities rated important that could lead to disclosure
of memory addresses and an XML external entity processing vulnerability
rated critical that could lead to information disclosure.

Affected product versions

Product			Version				Platform
Adobe Digital Editions	4.5.5 and earlier versions	Windows, Macintosh,
							iOS and Android


Adobe categorizes these updates with the following priority ratings and
recommends users update their installation to the newest version:

Product			Version		Platform	Priority	Availability
Adobe Digital Editions	4.5.6		Windows		2		Download Page
					Macintosh	2		Download Page
					iOS		2		iTunes
					Android		2		Playstore

Vulnerability details

Vulnerability Category		Vulnerability Impact		Severity	CVE Numbers

Buffer Overflow			Remote code execution		Critical	CVE-2017-11274

Memory Corruption		Memory address disclosure	Important	CVE-2017-3091, 

XML External Entity Parsing	Information Disclosure		Critical	CVE-2017-11272


Adobe would like to thank the following individuals and organizations for
reporting the relevant issues and for working with Adobe to help protect
our customers:

    Steven Seeley of Source Incite (CVE-2017-11272)
    Steven Seeley of Source Incite working with Trend Micro's Zero Day
    Initiative (CVE-2017-3091, CVE-2017-11274)
    Jaanus Kaap, Clarified Security (CVE-2017-11275, CVE-2017-11276,
    CVE-2017-11277, CVE-2017-11278, CVE-2017-11279)
    Riusksk of Tencent Security Platform Department (CVE-2017-11280)

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