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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                Security update available for Adobe Connect
                              9 November 2016


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           Adobe Connect
Publisher:         Adobe
Operating System:  Windows
Impact/Access:     Cross-site Scripting -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2016-7851  

Original Bulletin: 

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Adobe Security Bulletin

Security update available for Adobe Connect

Release date: November 8, 2016

Vulnerability identifier: APSB16-35

Priority: 3

CVE number: CVE-2016-7851

Platform: Windows


Adobe has released a security update for Adobe Connect for Windows. This
update resolves an input validation vulnerability in the events registration
module that could be used in cross-site scripting attacks. Adobe recommends
users update their product installation using the instructions provided
in the “Solution” Section below.

Affected Versions

Product		Affected Versions		Platform
Adobe Connect	9.5.6 and earlier versions	Windows


Adobe recommends customers update the Connect instance to the newest
version by following the instructions below.

Note: This issue will be automatically resolved for Connect customers
using Adobe's hosted services once the account is upgraded to Connect 9.5.7.

Product		Updated Version		Platform	Priority rating	Availability
Adobe Connect	9.5.7			Windows		3		Release notes

Vulnerability Details
This update resolves an input validation vulnerability in the events
registration module that could be used in cross-site scripting attacks


Adobe would like to thank Benjamin Kunz Mejri of Vulnerability Laboratory
[Research Team] for reporting this issue (CVE-2016-7851) and for working
with Adobe to help protect our customers.

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