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MyCERT Advisories, Alerts and Summaries for the year 2017

MA-676.082017: MyCERT Advisory – Adobe Releases Security Updates

Date first published: 15/8/2017


1.0    Introduction
Adobe has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player, Acrobat, Reader, Experience Manager, and Digital Editions.


2.0    Impact
Exploitation of some of these vulnerabilities may allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system.


3.0    Affected Products
Users and administrators are recommended to review the Adobe Security Bulletin for the list of affected products:
•    https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb17-23.html
•    https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb17-24.html
•    https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/experience-manager/apsb17-26.html
•    https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/Digital-Editions/apsb17-27.html



Generally, MyCERT advises the users of this software to be updated with the latest security announcements by the vendor, apply necessary updates and follow best practice security policies.


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4.0    References

•    https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2017/08/08/Adobe-Releases-Security-Updates
•    https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb17-23.html
•    https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb17-24.html
•    https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/experience-manager/apsb17-26.html
•    https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/Digital-Editions/apsb17-27.html
•    https://krebsonsecurity.com/2017/08/critical-security-fixes-from-adobe-microsoft-2/