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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

        APSB18-20 Security update available for the Adobe Creative
                         Cloud Desktop Application
                              16 August 2018


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           Adobe Creative Cloud Desktop Application
Publisher:         Adobe
Operating System:  Windows
Impact/Access:     Increased Privileges -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-5003  

Original Bulletin: 

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Security updates available for Creative Cloud Desktop Application | APSB18-20
|Bulletin ID             |Date Published                   |Priority         |
|APSB18-20               |August 14, 2018                  |3                |


Adobe has released a security update for the Creative Cloud Desktop
Application installer for Windows.  This update
resolves an insecure library loading vulnerability in the installer that could
lead to privilege escalation (CVE-2018-5003).

Affected versions

|                Product                 |     Affected version     |Platform|
|Creative Cloud Desktop Application      | and earlier     |Windows |
|(installer)                             |versions                  |        |

To check the version of the Adobe Creative Cloud desktop app:

 1. Launch the Creative Cloud desktop app and sign in with your Adobe ID
 2. Click the gear icon and choose Preferences > General


Adobe categorizes this update with the following priority rating and
recommends users update their installation to the newest version:

|            Product             | Updated  |Platform| Priority |Availability|
|                                | version  |        |  rating  |            |
|Creative Cloud Desktop          | |Windows |3         |Download    |
|Application (installer)         |          |        |          |Center      |

The latest Creative Cloud Desktop App installer can also be
downloaded from the Download Center. 

Vulnerability Details

|Vulnerability Category            |Vulnerability    |Severity |CVE Numbers  |
|                                  |Impact           |         |             |
|Insecure Library Loading (DLL     |Privilege        |Important|CVE-2018-5003|
|hijacking)                        |Escalation       |         |             |


Adobe would like to thank the following individual for reporting the relevant
issues and for working with Adobe to help protect our customers: 

  o Alec Blance (CVE-2018-5003)

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