ESB-2017.2329 - [Win] RoboHelp: Multiple vulnerabilities 2017-09-14

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             APSB17-25 Security updates available for RoboHelp
                             14 September 2017


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           RoboHelp
Publisher:         Adobe
Operating System:  Windows
Impact/Access:     Cross-site Scripting           -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Provide Misleading Information -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-3105 CVE-2017-3104 

Original Bulletin:

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APSB17-25 Security updates available for RoboHelp

Security update available for RoboHelp | APSB17-25

Bulletin ID Date Published Priority

APSB17-25 September 12, 2017 3


Adobe has released a security update for RoboHelp for Windows. This update 
resolves an important input validation vulnerability that could be used in a 
cross-site scripting attack (CVE-2017-3104), as well as an unvalidated URL 
redirect vulnerability rated moderate that could be used in phishing campaigns

Affected product versions

Product Version Platform

RoboHelp RH2017.0.1 and earlier versions Windows

RoboHelp RH12.0.4.460 and earlier versions Windows


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

Product Version Platform Priority Availability

RoboHelp RH2017.0.2

Windows 3


RoboHelp RH12.0.4.460 (Hotfix)

Windows 3 Technical Note


Refer to the Release notes for instructions to download and apply the update.

Refer to the Knowledge Base article for instructions to download and apply the
fix on RoboHelp 2015.

Vulnerability details

Vulnerability Category Vulnerability Impact Severity CVE Numbers

Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation DOM-based 
cross-site scripting attack Important CVE-2017-3104

Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation Open Redirect 
attack Moderate CVE-2017-3105


Adobe would like to thank Reynold Regan of CNSI - Center for Technology & 
Innovation, Chennai for reporting both issues and for working with Adobe to 
help protect our customers.

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