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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

         Security update available for Adobe XMP Toolkit for Java
                               13 July 2016


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           Adobe XMP Toolkit for Java
Publisher:         Adobe
Operating System:  Windows
                   OS X
                   Linux variants
Impact/Access:     Access Confidential Data -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2016-4216  

Original Bulletin: 

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Adobe Security Bulletin

Security update available for Adobe XMP Toolkit for Java

Release date: July 12, 2016

Vulnerability identifier: APSB16-24

Priority: 3

CVE number: CVE-2016-4216

Platform: All


Adobe has released a security update for the Adobe XMP Toolkit for Java. This
update resolves an important vulnerability that could lead to information 
disclosure (CVE-2016-4216). Adobe recommends users update their product 
installation using the instructions provided in the Solution Section below.

Affected software versions

Product Affected 		Version 			Platform

Adobe XMP Tooklit for Java 	5.1.2 and earlier versions 	All


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

Product 			Updated version Platform 	Priority rating Availability

Adobe XMP Toolkit for Java 	5.1.3 		All 		3 		Download page

Adobe XMP toolkit for Java users can download the updated version via the 
following download page: http://www.adobe.com/devnet/xmp.html. Adobe expects 
the updated version to be available during the week of July 11, 2016.

Vulnerability Details

This update resolves an issue associated with the parsing of crafted XML 
external entities in XMPCore that could lead to information disclosure 


Adobe would like to thank Tim Allison of the MITRE corporation for reporting 
this issue (CVE-2016-4216) and for working with Adobe to help protect our 

Copyright 2016 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All rights reserved.

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