SecurityAffairs – January 2020 Adobe Patch Tuesday for Illustrator, Experience ManagerSecurity Affairs

Adobe released its January 2020 Patch Tuesday updates that address several flaws in Illustrator and Experience Manager products.

Adobe releases its first 2020 patch Tuesday software updates that address several vulnerabilities in Illustrator and Experience Manager products.

“Adobe has published security bulletins for Adobe Experience Manager (APSB20-01) and Adobe Illustrator (APSB20-03). Adobe recommends users update their product installations to the latest versions using the instructions referenced in the bulletin.” reads the security advisory.

The security updates for Illustrator CC 2019 for Windows addresses five critical memory corruption issues (CVE-2020-3710, CVE-2020-3711, CVE-2020-3712, CVE-2020-3713, CVE-2020-3714) that can lead to arbitrary code execution in the context of the targeted user.

All the vulnerabilities were reported to Adobe by Honggang Ren of Fortinet’s FortiGuard Labs.

While the vulnerabilities have been assigned a severity rating of critical, their priority rating is 3, which means Adobe does not expect any of them to be exploited in attacks.

Adobe also releases security updates for Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) that addresses four issues rated as important and moderate (CVE-2019-16466, CVE-2019-16467, CVE-2019-16468, CVE-2019-16469).

The flaws rated important are Reflected Cross-Site Scripting cross-site scripting (XSS) or Expression Language injection and could lead to the disclosure of sensitive information. The security hole rated moderate has been described as a user interface injection issue and it can also lead to the disclosure of sensitive information.

The flaws tracked as CVE-2019-16466 and CVE-2019-16468 were reported to Adobe by the security expert Lorenzo Pirondini of Netcentric.

Pierluigi Paganini

(SecurityAffairs – Adobe Patch Tuesday, hacking)

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