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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
Publisher:         Adobe
Operating System:  Windows
                   OS X
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Access Confidential Data        -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
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

Original Bulletin: 

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Adobe Security Bulletin

Security update available for Adobe Digital Editions

Release date: February 14, 2017

Vulnerability identifier: APSB17-05

Priority: 3

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.

Affected versions

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 product’s update mechanism 
when prompted.

For more information, please reference the release notes.
Vulnerability Details

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, 
CVE-2017-2979, CVE-2017-2981). 
Steven Seeley of Source Incite (CVE-2017-2980).
Ke Liu of Tencent's Xuanwu LAB (CVE-2017-2973).

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