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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2021.3078
       APSB21-85 Security update available for Adobe XMP Toolkit SDK
                             15 September 2021

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           Adobe XMP-Toolkit-SDK
Publisher:         Adobe
Operating System:  UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
                   Windows
                   Android
                   Apple iOS
Impact/Access:     Access Confidential Data -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2021-40716  

Original Bulletin: 
   https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/xmpcore/apsb21-85.html

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Security Updates Available for Adobe XMP Toolkit SDK | APSB21-85

Bulletin ID                  Date Published                 Priority

APSB21-85               September 14, 2021                    3


Summary

Adobe has released updates for XMP Toolkit SDK. These updates resolve an
important vulnerability. Successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary file
system read in the context of the current user.

Affected versions

Product                      Affected version                       Platform

Adobe XMP-Toolkit-SDK        2021.07 and earlier versions           All


Solution

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

Product                Updated version  Platform Priority rating  Availability

Adobe XMP-Toolkit-SDK  2021.08          All      3                Release Note


Vulnerability Details

Vulnerability Vulnerability            CVSS
  Category       Impact     Severity   base      CVSS vector       CVE Number
                                      score

Out-of-bounds Arbitrary                      CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/
Read          file system   Important 5.5    PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/  CVE-2021-40716
              read                           I:N/A:N
( CWE-125 )


Acknowledgments

Adobe would like to thank CQY of Topsec Alpha Team (yjdfy) for reporting these
issues and for working with Adobe to help protect our customers.

For more information, visit https://helpx.adobe.com/security.html , or email
PSIRT@adobe.com.

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