ESB-2019.0056 - [Win][Mac] Adobe products: Multiple vulnerabilities 2019-01-04

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                               ESB-2019.0056
              Security Bulletin for Adobe Acrobat and Reader
                              4 January 2019

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           Adobe Acrobat
                   Adobe Reader
Publisher:         Adobe
Operating System:  Windows
                   Mac OS
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Increased Privileges            -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-16018 CVE-2018-16011 

Original Bulletin: 
   https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb19-02.html

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Security Bulletin for Adobe Acrobat and Reader | APSB19-02

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|      Bulletin ID       |          Date Published          |    Priority     |
|------------------------+----------------------------------+-----------------|
|APSB19-02               |January 03, 2019                  |2                |
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Summary

Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Acrobat and Reader for Windows
and MacOS. These updates address critical vulnerabilities. Successful
exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution in the context of the
current user.

Affected Versions

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|     Product     |   Track   |       Affected Versions       |   Platform    |
|-----------------+-----------+-------------------------------+---------------|
|Acrobat DC       |Continuous |2019.010.20064 and earlier     |Windows and    |
|                 |           |versions                       |macOS          |
|-----------------+-----------+-------------------------------+---------------|
|Acrobat Reader DC|Continuous |2019.010.20064 and earlier     |Windows and    |
|                 |           |versions                       |macOS          |
|-----------------+-----------+-------------------------------+---------------|
|Acrobat 2017     |Classic    |2017.011.30110 and earlier     |Windows and    |
|                 |2017       |version                        |macOS          |
|-----------------+-----------+-------------------------------+---------------|
|Acrobat Reader   |Classic    |2017.011.30110 and earlier     |Windows and    |
|2017             |2017       |version                        |macOS          |
|-----------------+-----------+-------------------------------+---------------|
|Acrobat DC       |Classic    |2015.006.30461 and earlier     |Windows and    |
|                 |2015       |versions                       |macOS          |
|-----------------+-----------+-------------------------------+---------------|
|Acrobat Reader   |Classic    |2015.006.30461 and earlier     |Windows and    |
|DC               |2015       |versions                       |macOS          |
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Solution

Adobe recommends users update their software installations to the latest
versions by following the instructions below.
The latest product versions are available to end users via one of the following
methods:

  * Users can update their product installations manually by choosing Help >
    Check for Updates.
  * The products will update automatically, without requiring user
    intervention, when updates are detected.
  * The full Acrobat Reader installer can be downloaded from the Acrobat Reader
    Download Center.

For IT administrators (managed environments):

  * Download the enterprise installers from ftp://ftp.adobe.com/pub/adobe/, or
    refer to the specific release note version for links to installers.
  * Install updates via your preferred methodology, such as AIP-GPO,
    bootstrapper, SCUP/SCCM (Windows), or on macOS, Apple Remote Desktop and
    SSH.

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

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|    Product    |  Track   |   Updated    | Platform  | Priority |Availability|
|               |          |   Versions   |           |  Rating  |            |
|---------------+----------+--------------+-----------+----------+------------|
|               |          |              |Windows and|          |Windows     |
|Acrobat DC     |Continuous|2019.010.20069|macOS      |2         |            |
|               |          |              |           |          |macOS       |
|---------------+----------+--------------+-----------+----------+------------|
|Acrobat Reader |          |              |Windows and|          |Windows     |
|DC             |Continuous|2019.010.20069|macOS      |2         |            |
|               |          |              |           |          |macOS       |
|---------------+----------+--------------+-----------+----------+------------|
|               |Classic   |              |Windows and|          |Windows     |
|Acrobat 2017   |2017      |2017.011.30113|macOS      |2         |            |
|               |          |              |           |          |macOS       |
|---------------+----------+--------------+-----------+----------+------------|
|Acrobat Reader |Classic   |              |Windows and|          |Windows     |
|DC 2017        |2017      |2017.011.30113|macOS      |2         |            |
|               |          |              |           |          |macOS       |
|---------------+----------+--------------+-----------+----------+------------|
|               |Classic   |              |Windows and|          |Windows     |
|Acrobat DC     |2015      |2015.006.30464|macOS      |2         |            |
|               |          |              |           |          |macOS       |
|---------------+----------+--------------+-----------+----------+------------|
|Acrobat Reader |Classic   |              |Windows and|          |Windows     |
|DC             |2015      |2015.006.30464|macOS      |2         |            |
|               |          |              |           |          |macOS       |
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Vulnerability Details

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| Vulnerability Category|  Vulnerability Impact  |Severity|    CVE Number     |
|-----------------------+------------------------+--------+-------------------|
|                       |Arbitrary Code Execution|Critical|                   |
|Use After Free         |                        |        |CVE-2018-16011     |
|                       |                        |        |                   |
|-----------------------+------------------------+--------+-------------------|
|Security Bypass        |Privilege Escalation    |Critical|CVE-2018-16018     |
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Acknowledgements

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:

  * Sebastian Apelt (@bitshifter123) via Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative
    (CVE-2018-16011)
  * Abdul Aziz Hariri via Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative (CVE-2018-16018)

Revisions

January 3, 2019: CVE-2018-19725 has been replaced with CVE-2018-16018

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