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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

   Security update available for the Creative Cloud Desktop Application
                               13 April 2016


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           Adobe Creative Cloud Desktop
Publisher:         Adobe
Operating System:  Windows
                   OS X
Impact/Access:     Modify Arbitrary Files   -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Create Arbitrary Files   -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Access Confidential Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2016-1034  

Original Bulletin: 

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Security update available for the Creative Cloud Desktop Application

Release date: April 12, 2016

Vulnerability identifier: APSB16-11

Priority: 2

CVE number: CVE-2016-1034

Platform: Windows and Macintosh


Adobe has released a security update for the Creative Cloud Desktop 
Application for Windows and Macintosh. This update resolves an important 
vulnerability in the Sync Process for Creative Cloud Libraries that could be 
abused to remotely read and write files on the clients file system.

Affected versions

Product 						Affected version 	Platform

Creative Cloud Desktop Application Creative Cloud or earlier 	Windows and Macintosh


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

Creative Cloud Desktop Application Creative Cloud 	Windows and Macintosh	2

Creative Cloud users can apply the update via the application's update 
mechanism. For more details, visit 

For managed environments, IT administrators can use the Creative Cloud 
Packager to create deployment packages as described in the workflow documented

Refer to this help page for more information on the Creative Cloud Packager.

Vulnerability Details

This update resolves a vulnerability in the JavaScript API for Creative Cloud
Libraries that could be abused to remotely read and write files on the clients
file system (CVE-2016-1034).


Adobe would like to thank the following individuals and organizations for 
reporting this issue and for working with Adobe to help protect our customers:

    Independently disclosed by Roger Chen of the University of California, 
Berkeley, and Lokihardt working with Trend Micro's ZDI (CVE-2016-1034).

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