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         APSB21-74 Security update available for Adobe Framemaker
                             15 September 2021


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           Adobe Framemaker
Publisher:         Adobe
Operating System:  Windows
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Access Confidential Data        -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2021-40697 CVE-2021-39835 CVE-2021-39834
                   CVE-2021-39833 CVE-2021-39832 CVE-2021-39831
                   CVE-2021-39830 CVE-2021-39829 

Original Bulletin: 

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Security Updates Available for Adobe Framemaker | APSB21-74

Bulletin ID                  Date Published                 Priority

APSB21-74               September 14, 2021                    3


Adobe has released a security update for Adobe Framemaker. This update
addresses one moderate , one important and multiple critical vulnerabilities.
Successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution in the context
of the current user.

Affected Versions

Product                           Version                     Platform

Adobe Framemaker       2019 Update 8 and earlier                    Windows

Adobe Framemaker       2020 Release Update 2 and earlier            Windows


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

Product               Version          Platform  Priority   Availability

                   2019 Release Update 8                        Download Page
Adobe Framemaker   (hotfix)                 Windows   3
                                                                Tech note

Adobe Framemaker   2020 Release Update 3    Windows   3         Download Page

Vulnerability details

  Vulnerability   Vulnerability           CVSS
    Category         Impact     Severity  base    CVSS vector     CVE Numbers

Use After Free    Arbitrary                     CVSS:3.1/AV:N/
                  file system   Important 4.3   AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/  CVE-2021-39835
( CWE-416 )       read                          S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N

Out-of-bounds     Arbitrary                     CVSS:3.1/AV:L/
Read              file system   Moderate  3.3   AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/  CVE-2021-40697
                  read                          S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N
( CWE-125 )

Out-of-bounds     Arbitrary                     CVSS:3.1/AV:N/   CVE-2021-39833
Read              file system   Important 4.3   AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/
                  read                          S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N  CVE-2021-39834
( CWE-125 )

Access of Memory
Location After    Arbitrary                     CVSS:3.1/AV:L/
End of Buffer     code          Critical  7.8   AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/  CVE-2021-39832
                  execution                     S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
( CWE-788 )

Access of Memory
Location After    Arbitrary                     CVSS:3.1/AV:N/
End of Buffer     code          Critical  8.8   AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/  CVE-2021-39830
                  execution                     S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
( CWE-788 )

Out-of-bounds     Arbitrary                     CVSS:3.1/AV:L/   CVE-2021-39829
Write             code          Critical  7.8   AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/
                  execution                     S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H  CVE-2021-39831
( CWE-787 )


Adobe would like to thank the following Initiative for reporting the relevant
issues and for working with Adobe to help protect our customers:

  o Tran Van Khang - khangkito (VinCSS) working with Trend Micro Zero Day
    (CVE-2021-39829, CVE-2021-39830, CVE-2021-39831)
  o Mat Powell of Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative (CVE-2021-39832,
    CVE-2021-39833, CVE-2021-39834, CVE-2021-39835, CVE-2021-40697)

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

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