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ESB-2014.0730 - [Win][OSX] Adobe Illustrator for CS6: Execute arbitrary code/commands - Remote with user interaction

Date: 14 May 2014

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2014.0730
           Security hotfix available for Adobe Illustrator (CS6)
                                14 May 2014

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           Adobe Illustrator for CS6
Publisher:         Adobe
Operating System:  Windows
                   OS X
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2014-0513  

Original Bulletin: 
   http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/illustrator/apsb14-11.html

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Adobe Security Bulletin

Security hotfix available for Adobe Illustrator (CS6)

Release date: May 13, 2014

Vulnerability identifier: APSB14-11

Priority: See table below

CVE number: CVE-2014-0513

Platform: Windows and Macintosh

Summary
Adobe has released a security hotfix for Adobe Illustrator (CS6) for Windows 
and Macintosh. This hotfix addresses a vulnerability that could be exploited 
to gain remote code execution on the affected system. Adobe recommends users 
update their product installations using the instructions provided in the 
"Solution" section below.

Affected software versions

- - Adobe Illustrator for CS6 version 16.2.0 and earlier for Windows 
(subscription)
- - Adobe Illustrator for CS6 version 16.2.1 and earlier for Macintosh 
(subscription)
- - Adobe Illustrator for CS6 version 16.0.3 and earlier for Windows 
(non-subscription)
- - Adobe Illustrator for CS6 version 16.0.4 and earlier for Macintosh 
(non-subscription)

Solution

Adobe recommends users update their software installations by following these 
instructions:
*Install Instructions for Illustrator CS6 Hotfix.pdf

Priority and severity ratings

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

Product					Updated Platform 	Priority 
					version			rating
Adobe Illustrator (subscription)	16.2.2	Windows	 	3
Adobe Illustrator (non-subscription)	16.0.5	Windows	 	3
Adobe Illustrator (subscription)	16.2.2	Macintosh	3
Adobe Illustrator (non-subscription)	16.0.5	Macintosh	3

These updates address a critical vulnerability in the software.

Details

Adobe has released a security hotfix for Adobe Illustrator (CS6) for Windows 
and Macintosh. This hotfix addresses a vulnerability that could be exploited 
to gain remote code execution on the affected system. Adobe recommends users 
update their product installations using the instructions provided in the 
"Solution" section above.

These updates resolve a stack overflow vulnerability that could result in 
arbitrary code execution (CVE-2014-0513).

Acknowledgments

Adobe would like to thank Noam Rathaus (CVE-2014-0513) for reporting this 
issue and for working with Adobe to help protect our customers.

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