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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

           Security update available for Adobe Digital Editions
                               11 March 2016


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           Adobe Digital Editions
Publisher:         Adobe
Operating System:  Windows
                   OS X
                   Apple iOS
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2016-0954  

Original Bulletin: 

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Adobe Security Bulletin

Security update available for Adobe Digital Editions

Release date: March 8, 2016

Vulnerability identifier: APSB16-06

Priority: 3

CVE number: CVE-2016-0954

Platform: Windows, Macintosh, iOS and Android


Adobe has released a security update for Adobe Digital Editions 4.5.0 and 
earlier versions. This update resolves a critical memory corruption 
vulnerability that could lead to code execution.

Affected versions

Product 			Affected version 		Platform

Adobe Digital Editions 		4.5.0 and earlier versions 	Windows, Macintosh, iOS and Android


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

Product 			Updated version 	Platform 	Priority rating 	Availability

Adobe Digital Editions	 	4.5.1 			Windows		3 			Download Page
							Macintosh 	3 			Download Page	
 	 						iOS 		3 			iTunes
					 	 	Android 	3 			Playstore

Customers using Adobe Digital Editions 4.5.0 on Windows can download the 
update from the Adobe Digital Editions download page, or utilize the products
update mechanism when prompted. Customers using Digital Editions for iOS and 
Android can download the update from the respective app store.

For more information, please reference the release notes.

Vulnerability Details

This update resolves a memory corruption vulnerability that could lead to code
execution (CVE-2016-0954).


Adobe would like to thank Pier-Luc Maltais of COSIG (CVE-2016-0954) for 
reporting this issue and for working with Adobe to help protect our customers.

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