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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

           A vulnerability has been identified in Adobe Connect
                                24 May 2016


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           Adobe Connect
Publisher:         Adobe
Operating System:  Windows
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Modify Arbitrary Files          -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2016-4118  

Original Bulletin: 

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Adobe Security Bulletin

Security update available for Adobe Connect

Release date: May 23, 2016

Vulnerability identifier: APSB16-17

Priority: 3

CVE number: CVE-2016-4118

Platform: Windows


Adobe has released a security update for Adobe Connect for Windows. This 
update resolves an untrusted search path vulnerability in the Connect add-in 
installer, and Adobe recommends users update their product installation using
the instructions provided in the Solution Section below.

Affected Versions

Product 		Affected Versions 		Platform

Adobe Connect 		9.5.2 and earlier versions 	Windows


Adobe recommends on-premise customers update their installation to the newest
version by following the instructions below:

Product Updated Version Priority rating Availability

Adobe Connect 9.5.3 3 Release Notes

Note: The Adobe Connect 9.5.3 installer for customer on-premise deployments 
(all supported locales) will be available starting on May 20th, 2016. For more
details on new features in Connect 9.5.3, please refer to the release notes.

Vulnerability Details

This update resolves an untrusted search path vulnerability in the Connect 
add-in installer (CVE-2016-4118).


Adobe would like to thank Anand Bhat for reporting this issue (CVE-2016-4118)
and for working with Adobe to help protect our customers.

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