ESB-2017.2898 - [Win][Apple iOS][Android][OSX] Adobe Digital Editions: Access confidential data - Remote/unauthenticated 2017-11-15

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                               ESB-2017.2898
     Security updates available for Adobe Digital Editions | APSB17-39
                             15 November 2017

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           Adobe Digital Editions
Publisher:         Adobe
Operating System:  Windows
                   OS X
                   Apple iOS
                   Android
Impact/Access:     Access Confidential Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-11301 CVE-2017-11300 CVE-2017-11299
                   CVE-2017-11298 CVE-2017-11297 CVE-2017-11273

Original Bulletin: 
   https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/Digital-Editions/apsb17-39.html

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Adobe Security Bulletin

Applies to: Digital Editions

Security updates available for Adobe Digital Editions | APSB17-39
+-----------------------+-----------------------------------+-----------------+
|Bulletin ID            |Date Published                     |Priority         |
+-----------------------+-----------------------------------+-----------------+
|APSB17-39              |November 14, 2017                  |3                |
+-----------------------+-----------------------------------+-----------------+

Summary

Adobe has released a security update for Adobe Digital Editions for Windows,
Macintosh, iOS, and Android. This update addresses an XML external entity
processing vulnerability rated critical that could lead to information
disclosure, out-of-bounds read vulnerabilities that could lead to the
disclosure of memory addresses and a memory corruption vulnerability that could
lead to the disclosure of memory addresses.

Affected product versions

+------------------------------+-------------------+--------------------------+
|           Product            |      Version      |         Platform         |
+------------------------------+-------------------+--------------------------+
|Adobe Digital Editions        |4.5.6 and earlier  |Windows, Macintosh, iOS   |
|                              |versions           |and Android               |
+------------------------------+-------------------+--------------------------+

Solution

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

+------------------------+--------+----------+---------+----------------------+
|Product                 |Version |Platform  |Priority |Availability          |
+------------------------+--------+----------+---------+----------------------+
|                        |        |Windows   |3        |Download Page         |
|                        |        +----------+---------+----------------------+
|                        |        |Macintosh |3        |Download Page         |
|Adobe Digital Editions  |4.5.7   +----------+---------+----------------------+
|                        |        |iOS       |3        |iTunes                |
|                        |        +----------+---------+----------------------+
|                        |        |Android   |3        |Playstore             |
+------------------------+--------+----------+---------+----------------------+

Note:

  o Customers using Adobe Digital Editions 4.5.6 can download the update from
    the Adobe Digital Editions download page, or utilize the product's update
    mechanism when prompted.
  o For more information, please reference the release notes.

Vulnerability details

+-------------------------------+--------------------+---------+--------------+
|Vulnerability Category         |Vulnerability Impact|Severity |CVE Numbers   |
+-------------------------------+--------------------+---------+--------------+
|Unsafe parsing of XML External |Information         |Critical |CVE-2017-11273|
|Entities                       |Disclosure          |         |              |
+-------------------------------+--------------------+---------+--------------+
|Out-of-bounds read             |Memory address      |Important|CVE-2017-11297|
|                               |disclosure          |         |              |
+-------------------------------+--------------------+---------+--------------+
|Out-of-bounds read             |Memory address      |Important|CVE-2017-11298|
|                               |disclosure          |         |              |
+-------------------------------+--------------------+---------+--------------+
|Out-of-bounds read             |Memory address      |Important|CVE-2017-11299|
|                               |disclosure          |         |              |
+-------------------------------+--------------------+---------+--------------+
|Out-of-bounds read             |Memory address      |Important|CVE-2017-11300|
|                               |disclosure          |         |              |
+-------------------------------+--------------------+---------+--------------+
|Memory Corruption              |Memory address      |Important|CVE-2017-11301|
|                               |disclosure          |         |              |
+-------------------------------+--------------------+---------+--------------+

Acknowledgments

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:

  o Steven Seeley of Source Incite (CVE-2017-11273)
  o Jaanus Kaap, Clarified Security (CVE-2017-11297, CVE-2017-11298,
    CVE-2017-11299, CVE-2017-11300)
  o Riusksk of Tencent Security Platform Department (CVE-2017-11301)

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