12 October 2016
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA256 =========================================================================== AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution ESB-2016.2384 Security update available for the Creative Cloud Desktop Application 12 October 2016 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- Product: Adobe Creative Cloud Publisher: Adobe Operating System: Windows Impact/Access: Increased Privileges -- Existing Account Resolution: Patch/Upgrade CVE Names: CVE-2016-6935 Original Bulletin: https://helpx.adobe.com/content/help/en/security/products/creative-cloud/apsb16-34.html - --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- Adobe Security Bulletin Security update available for the Creative Cloud Desktop Application Release date: October 11, 2016 Vulnerability identifier: APSB16-34 Priority: 3 CVE number: CVE-2016-6935 Platform: Windows Summary Adobe has released a security update for the Creative Cloud Desktop Application for Windows. This update resolves an unquoted search path vulnerability in the Creative Cloud Desktop Application. Affected versions Product Affected version Platform Creative Cloud Desktop Application Creative Cloud 18.104.22.1682 and earlier versions Windows Solution 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 22.214.171.1240 Windows 3 For more details, visit https://www.adobe.com/creativecloud/desktop-app.html. For managed environments, IT administrators can use the Creative Cloud Packager to create deployment packages as described in the workflow documented here. Refer to this help page for more information on the Creative Cloud Packager. Vulnerability Details This update resolves an unquoted search path vulnerability in the Creative Cloud Desktop Application (CVE-2016-6935). This can cause the product to access resources in a parent path, possibly allowing local privilege escalation. Acknowledgments Adobe would like to thank Cyril Vallicari / Ug_0 Security for reporting this issue (CVE-2016-6935) and for working with Adobe to help protect our customers. - --------------------------END INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- You have received this e-mail bulletin as a result of your organisation's registration with AusCERT. The mailing list you are subscribed to is maintained within your organisation, so if you do not wish to continue receiving these bulletins you should contact your local IT manager. If you do not know who that is, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will forward your request to the appropriate person. NOTE: Third Party Rights This security bulletin is provided as a service to AusCERT's members. As AusCERT did not write the document quoted above, AusCERT has had no control over its content. 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