ESB-2018.3081 - [Win] Adobe Framemaker: Increased privileges - Existing account 2018-10-11

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                               ESB-2018.3081
         APSB18-37 Security Updates Available for Adobe Framemaker
                              11 October 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           Adobe Framemaker
Publisher:         Adobe
Operating System:  Windows
Impact/Access:     Increased Privileges -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-15974  

Original Bulletin: 
   https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/framemaker/apsb18-37.html

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Security Updates Available for Adobe Framemaker | APSB18-37
+-----------------------+----------------------------------+-----------------+
|Bulletin ID            |Date Published                    |Priority         |
+-----------------------+----------------------------------+-----------------+
|APSB18-37              |October 09, 2018                  |3                |
+-----------------------+----------------------------------+-----------------+

Summary

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

Affected Versions

+-----------------+-----------------+--------+
|     Product     |     Version     |Platform|
+-----------------+-----------------+--------+
|Adobe Framemaker |1.0.5.1 and below|Windows |
+-----------------+-----------------+--------+

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 Framemaker  |2019 Release  |Windows  |3        |Download Page         |
+------------------+--------------+---------+---------+----------------------+

Vulnerability details

+---------------------------------+-----------------+---------+--------------+
|Vulnerability Category           |Vulnerability    |Severity |CVE Numbers   |
|                                 |Impact           |         |              |
+---------------------------------+-----------------+---------+--------------+
|Insecure Library Loading (DLL    |Privilege        |Important|CVE-2018-15974|
|hijacking)                       |Escalation       |         |              |
+---------------------------------+-----------------+---------+--------------+

Acknowledgments

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

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