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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Security update available for Adobe Digital Editions APSB17-05
15 February 2017
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Adobe Digital Editions
Operating System: Windows
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
Access Confidential Data -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2017-2981 CVE-2017-2980 CVE-2017-2979
CVE-2017-2978 CVE-2017-2977 CVE-2017-2976
CVE-2017-2975 CVE-2017-2974 CVE-2017-2973
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Adobe Security Bulletin
Security update available for Adobe Digital Editions
Release date: February 14, 2017
Vulnerability identifier: APSB17-05
CVE numbers: CVE-2017-2973, CVE-2017-2974, CVE-2017-2975, CVE-2017-2976,
CVE-2017-2977, CVE-2017-2978, CVE-2017-2979, CVE-2017-2980, CVE-2017-2981
Windows, Macintosh and Android
Adobe has released a security update for Adobe Digital Editions for Windows,
Macintosh and Android. This update resolves a critical heap buffer overflow
vulnerability that could lead to code execution and important buffer overflow
vulnerabilities that could lead to a memory leak.
Product Affected version Platform
Adobe Digital Editions 4.5.3 and earlier versions Windows, Macintosh and Android
Adobe categorizes this update with the following priority ratings and recommends
users update their installation to the newest version:
Product Updated version Platform Priority rating Availability
Windows 3 Download Page
Adobe Digital Editions 4.5.4 Macintosh 3 Download Page
Android 3 Playstore
Customers using Adobe Digital Editions 4.5.3 can download the update from the
Adobe Digital Editions download page, or utilize the productÃ¢Â€Â™s update mechanism
For more information, please reference the release notes.
This update resolves a vulnerability that could lead to a heap buffer overflow
vulnerability that could lead to code execution (CVE-2017-2973).
This update resolve buffer overflow vulnerabilities that could lead to a memory
leak (CVE-2017-2974, CVE-2017-2975, CVE-2017-2976, CVE-2017-2978, CVE-2017-2977,
CVE-2017-2979, CVE-2017-2980, CVE-2017-2981).
Adobe would like to thank the following individuals and organizations for
reporting the relevant issues and for working with Adobe to help protect our
Steven Seeley of Source Incite working with Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative
(CVE-2017-2974, CVE-2017-2975, CVE-2017-2976, CVE-2017-2977, CVE-2017-2978,
Steven Seeley of Source Incite (CVE-2017-2980).
Ke Liu of Tencent's Xuanwu LAB (CVE-2017-2973).
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