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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                  Security update available for Adobe AIR
                               17 June 2016


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           Adobe AIR
Publisher:         Adobe
Operating System:  Windows
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2016-4126  

Original Bulletin: 

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Adobe Security Bulletin

Security update available for Adobe AIR

Release date: June 16, 2016

Vulnerability identifier: APSB16-23

Priority: 3

CVE number: CVE-2016-4126

Platform: Windows


Adobe has released a security update for Adobe AIR for Windows. This update 
addresses a vulnerability in the directory search path used by the AIR 
installer that could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the 
affected system.

Affected Versions

Product 			Affected Versions 	Platform

Adobe AIR Desktop Runtime and earlier 	Windows

To verify the version of Adobe AIR installed on your system, follow the 
instructions in the Adobe AIR TechNote.


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

Product 		Updated Versions 	Platform	Priority rating Availability

AIR Desktop Runtime 		Windows 	3 		AIR Download Center

Adobe recommends users of the AIR desktop runtime, AIR SDK and AIR SDK & 
Compiler update to version by visiting the AIR download center or 
the AIR developer center.

Vulnerability Details

This update resolves a vulnerability in the directory search path used by the
Air installer that could lead to code execution (CVE-2016-4126).


Adobe would like to thank Alec Blance for reporting this issue and for working
with Adobe to help protect our customers.

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