ESB-2018.3078 - [Win][Apple iOS][OSX] Adobe Digital Editions: Multiple vulnerabilities 2018-10-11

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                               ESB-2018.3078
      APSB18-27 Security Updates Available for Adobe Digital Editions
                              11 October 2018

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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
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Access Privileged Data          -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-12822 CVE-2018-12821 CVE-2018-12820
                   CVE-2018-12819 CVE-2018-12818 CVE-2018-12816
                   CVE-2018-12815 CVE-2018-12814 CVE-2018-12813

Original Bulletin: 
   https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/Digital-Editions/apsb18-27.html

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Security Updates Available for Adobe Digital Editions | APSB18-27
+-----------------------+----------------------------------+-----------------+
|Bulletin ID            |Date Published                    |Priority         |
+-----------------------+----------------------------------+-----------------+
|APSB18-27              |October 09, 2018                  |3                |
+-----------------------+----------------------------------+-----------------+

Summary

Adobe has released a security update for Adobe Digital Editions.  This update
resolves critical vulnerabilities.  Successful exploitation could lead to
arbitrary code execution in the context of the current user.

Affected product versions

+-----------------------------+-----------------+----------------------------+
|           Product           |     Version     |          Platform          |
+-----------------------------+-----------------+----------------------------+
|Adobe Digital Edition        |4.5.8 and below  |Windows, Macintosh and iOS  |
+-----------------------------+-----------------+----------------------------+

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         |
|                        |       +----------+---------+----------------------+
|Adobe Digital Editions  |4.5.9  |Macintosh |3        |Download Page         |
|                        |       +----------+---------+----------------------+
|                        |       |iOS       |3        |iTunes                |
+------------------------+-------+----------+---------+----------------------+

Note:

  o Customers 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    |
+-----------------------+-------------------------+----------+---------------+
|                       |                         |          |CVE-2018-12813 |
|                       |                         |          |               |
|Heap overflow          |Arbitrary Code Execution |Critical  |CVE-2018-12814 |
|                       |                         |          |               |
|                       |                         |          |CVE-2018-12815 |
+-----------------------+-------------------------+----------+---------------+
|                       |                         |          |CVE-2018-12816 |
|                       |                         |          |               |
|                       |                         |          |CVE-2018-12818 |
|                       |                         |          |               |
|Out of bounds read     |Information Disclosure   |Important |CVE-2018-12819 |
|                       |                         |          |               |
|                       |                         |          |CVE-2018-12820 |
|                       |                         |          |               |
|                       |                         |          |CVE-2018-12821 |
+-----------------------+-------------------------+----------+---------------+
|Use after free         |Arbitrary Code Execution |Critical  |CVE-2018-12822 |
+-----------------------+-------------------------+----------+---------------+

Acknowledgments

Adobe would like to thank Jaanus Kaap of Clarified Security for reporting
these issues and for working with Adobe to help protect our customers.

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