Adobe Security Bulletin

Security Updates Available for Adobe After Effects | APSB20-35

Bulletin ID

Date Published

Priority

ASPB20-35

June 16, 2020      

3

Summary

Adobe has released an update for Adobe After Effects for Windows and macOS. This update addresses critical vulnerabilities. Successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution in the context of the current user.

Affected Versions

Product

Version

Platform

Adobe After Effects

17.1 and earlier versions

Windows

Solution

Adobe categorizes these updates with the following priority ratings and recommends users update their installation to the newest version via the Creative Cloud desktop app’s update mechanism.  For more information, please reference this help page.

Product

Version

Platform

Priority Rating

Availability

Adobe After Effects

17.1.1

Windows and macOS

3

For managed environments, IT administrators can use the Admin Console to deploy Creative Cloud applications to end users. Refer to this help page for more information.

Vulnerability details

Vulnerability Category

Vulnerability Impact

Severity

CVE Numbers

Out-of-Bounds Read 

Arbitrary Code Execution     

Critical  

CVE-2020-9661

Out-of-Bounds Write

Arbitrary Code Execution     

Critical  

CVE-2020-9660

CVE-2020-9662

Heap Overflow

Arbitrary Code Execution     

Critical  

 CVE-2020-9637

CVE-2020-9638

Acknowledgments

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

  • Honggang Ren of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs. (CVE-2020-9637, CVE-2020-9638)
  • Mat Powell of Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative (CVE-2020-9660, CVE-2020-9661, CVE-2020-9662)
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