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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Security update for Adobe Digital Editions
1 August 2013
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Adobe Digital Editions
Operating System: Windows
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
Denial of Service -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2013-1377
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Security update for Adobe Digital Editions
Release date: July 30, 2013
Vulnerability identifier: APSB13-20
Priority: See table below
CVE number: CVE-2013-1377
Platform: Windows and Macintosh
Adobe has released a security update for Adobe Digital Editions for Windows and
Macintosh. This update addresses a vulnerability in the software that could
cause the application to crash and potentially allow an attacker to take
control of the affected system.
Adobe recommends users update their product installation using the instructions
provided in the solution section below.
Affected software versions
Adobe Digital Editions version 2.0.0 for Windows and Macintosh.
Adobe recommends users update their product by downloading the installer from
http://www.adobe.com/products/digital-editions/download.html and following the
instructions provided in the installation dialogue.
Priority and severity ratings
Adobe categorizes this update with the following priority rating and recommends
users update their installation to the newest version:
Product Updated version Platform Priority rating
Adobe Digital Editions 2.0.1 Windows and 3
This update addresses a critical vulnerability in the software.
Adobe has released a security update for Adobe Digital Editions for Windows
and Macintosh. This update addresses a vulnerability in the software that
could cause the application to crash and potentially allow an attacker to take
control of the affected system. Adobe recommends users update their product
installation using the instructions provided in the solution section above.
This update resolves a memory corruption vulnerability that could lead to code
Adobe would like to thank Kaveh Ghaemmaghami (coolkaveh) via Secunia SVCRP for
reporting this issue and for working with Adobe to help protect our customers.
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