A few minutes ago, Adobe published its monthly Patch Tuesday updates train for the month of August 2018. There are no patches for zero-day exploits in this month’s updates.
Adobe’s security team patched vulnerabilities in products such as Flash Player (multimedia player), Experience Manager (enterprise CMS), Acrobat and Reader (PDF readers/editors), and the Creative Cloud Desktop Application.
In total, Adobe fixed 11 security flaws, broken down as follows: 5 in Adobe Flash Player, 3 in Adobe Experience Manager, 2 in Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader, and 1 in the Adobe Creative Cloud Desktop Application.
Adobe Security Update Summary:
Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Flash Player for Windows, macOS, Linux and Chrome OS. These updates address critical vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player 126.96.36.199 and earlier versions. Successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution in the context of the current user. The latest Adobe Flash Player version number is now: 188.8.131.52.
|Vulnerability Category||Vulnerability Impact||Severity||CVE Number|
|Out-of-bounds read||Information Disclosure||Important||CVE-2018-12824|
|Security Feature bypass||Information Disclosure||Important||CVE-2018-12825|
|Out-of-bounds read||Information Disclosure||Important||CVE-2018-12826|
|Out-of-bounds read||Information Disclosure||Important||CVE-2018-12827|
|Privilege Escalation||Remote Code Execution||Important||CVE-2018-12828|
Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Experience Manager. These…