ESB-2019.0072 - [Win][Apple iOS][Android][Mac] Adobe Digital Editions: Access confidential data - Remote with user interaction 2019-01-09

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2019.0072
      APSB19-04 Security update available for Adobe Digital Editions
                              9 January 2019

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           Adobe Digital Editions
Publisher:         Adobe
Operating System:  Windows
                   Mac OS
                   Apple iOS
                   Android
Impact/Access:     Access Confidential Data -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-12817  

Original Bulletin: 
   https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/Digital-Editions/apsb19-04.html

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Adobe Security Bulletin

Applies to: Digital Editions

Security Updates Available for Adobe Digital Editions | APSB19-04
+------------------------+----------------------------------+-----------------+
|Bulletin ID             |Date Published                    |Priority         |
+------------------------+----------------------------------+-----------------+
|APSB19-04               |January 08, 2019                  |3                |
+------------------------+----------------------------------+-----------------+

Summary

Adobe has released a security update for Adobe Digital Editions. This update
resolves an important vulnerability.  Successful exploitation could lead
to information disclosure in the context of the current user.

Affected product versions

+------------------------------+---------------+------------------------------+
|           Product            |    Version    |           Platform           |
+------------------------------+---------------+------------------------------+
|Adobe Digital Editions        |4.5.9 and below|Windows, macOS, iOS 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   |
|                            |         |          |          |                |
|                            |         +----------+----------+----------------+
|                            |         | macOS    | 3        |Download Page   |
|                            |         |          |          |                |
| Adobe Digital Editions     | 4.5.10  +----------+----------+----------------+
|                            |         | iOS      | 3        |iTunes          |
|                            |         |          |          |                |
|                            |         +----------+----------+----------------+
|                            |         | Android  | 3        |Playstore       |
|                            |         |          |          |                |
+----------------------------+---------+----------+----------+----------------+

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     |
+------------------------+------------------------+----------+----------------+
|Out of bounds read      |Information Disclosure  |Important |CVE-2018-12817  |
+------------------------+------------------------+----------+----------------+

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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