ESB-2018.3080 - [Win] Adobe Technical Communications Suite: Increased privileges - Existing account 2018-10-11

Printable version
PGP/GPG verifiable version

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
Hash: SHA256

===========================================================================
             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2018.3080
         APSB18-38 Security Updates Available for Adobe Technical
                           Communications Suite
                              11 October 2018

===========================================================================

        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
        ---------------------------------

Product:           Adobe Technical Communications Suite
Publisher:         Adobe
Operating System:  Windows
Impact/Access:     Increased Privileges -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-15976  

Original Bulletin: 
   https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/techcommsuite/apsb18-38.html

- --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT--------------------

Security Updates Available for Adobe Technical Communications Suite |
APSB18-38
+-----------------------+----------------------------------+-----------------+
|Bulletin ID            |Date Published                    |Priority         |
+-----------------------+----------------------------------+-----------------+
|APSB18-38              |October 09, 2018                  |3                |
+-----------------------+----------------------------------+-----------------+

Summary

Adobe has released a security update for the Adobe Technical Communications
Suite.  This update resolves an insecure library loading vulnerability in the
installer that could lead to privilege escalation.

Affected Versions

+------------------------------+------------------------------+--------------+
|           Product            |           Version            |   Platform   |
+------------------------------+------------------------------+--------------+
|Adobe Technical Communications|1.0.5.1 and below             |Windows       |
|Suite                         |                              |              |
+------------------------------+------------------------------+--------------+

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         |
+--------------------------+---------+--------+--------+---------------------+
|Adobe Technical           |2019     |Windows |3       |Download Page        |
|Communications Suite      |Release  |        |        |                     |
+--------------------------+---------+--------+--------+---------------------+

Vulnerability details

+---------------------------------+-----------------+---------+--------------+
|Vulnerability Category           |Vulnerability    |Severity |CVE Numbers   |
|                                 |Impact           |         |              |
+---------------------------------+-----------------+---------+--------------+
|Insecure Library Loading (DLL    |Privilege        |Important|CVE-2018-15976|
|hijacking)                       |Escalation       |         |              |
+---------------------------------+-----------------+---------+--------------+

Acknowledgments

Adobe would like to thank Kushal Arvind Shah of Fortinet's Fortiguard Labs for
reporting these issues and for working with Adobe to help protect our
customers.

- --------------------------END INCLUDED TEXT--------------------

You have received this e-mail bulletin as a result of your organisation's
registration with AusCERT. The mailing list you are subscribed to is
maintained within your organisation, so if you do not wish to continue
receiving these bulletins you should contact your local IT manager. If
you do not know who that is, please send an email to auscert@auscert.org.au
and we will forward your request to the appropriate person.

NOTE: Third Party Rights
This security bulletin is provided as a service to AusCERT's members.  As
AusCERT did not write the document quoted above, AusCERT has had no control
over its content. The decision to follow or act on information or advice
contained in this security bulletin is the responsibility of each user or
organisation, and should be considered in accordance with your organisation's
site policies and procedures. AusCERT takes no responsibility for consequences
which may arise from following or acting on information or advice contained in
this security bulletin.

NOTE: This is only the original release of the security bulletin.  It may
not be updated when updates to the original are made.  If downloading at
a later date, it is recommended that the bulletin is retrieved directly
from the author's website to ensure that the information is still current.

Contact information for the authors of the original document is included
in the Security Bulletin above.  If you have any questions or need further
information, please contact them directly.

Previous advisories and external security bulletins can be retrieved from:

        https://www.auscert.org.au/bulletins/

===========================================================================
Australian Computer Emergency Response Team
The University of Queensland
Brisbane
Qld 4072

Internet Email: auscert@auscert.org.au
Facsimile:      (07) 3365 7031
Telephone:      (07) 3365 4417 (International: +61 7 3365 4417)
                AusCERT personnel answer during Queensland business hours
                which are GMT+10:00 (AEST).
                On call after hours for member emergencies only.
===========================================================================
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-----
Comment: http://www.auscert.org.au/render.html?it=1967
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=7k3j
-----END PGP SIGNATURE-----

« Back to bulletins