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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

   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: 

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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


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 and earlier versions 	Windows


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 	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

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 


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 

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