Adobe Security Bulletin

Security Hotfix Available for LiveCycle Data Services

Release date: August 18, 2015

Last updated: August 28, 2015

Vulnerability identifier: APSB15-20

Priority: See table below

CVE number: CVE-2015-3269

Platform: All Platforms


Adobe has released a security hotfix for LiveCycle Data Services.  This hotfix addresses an important vulnerability that could result in information disclosure.  Adobe recommends users apply the available patch using the instructions provided in the "Solution" section below. 

Affected Versions

Product Affected Versions Platform
LiveCycle Data Services 4.7, 4.6.2, 4.5, 3.1.x, 3.0.x Windows, Macintosh and Unix


Adobe categorizes this hotfix with the following priority rating and recommends users apply the relevant patch available below using the instructions provided in this KB article:

Product Updated Versions Platform Priority
LiveCycle Data Services
Windows, Macintosh and Unix 3 Windows, Macintosh and Unix 3 Windows, Macintosh and Unix 3 Windows, Macintosh and Unix 3 Windows, Macintosh and Unix 3


Version File Contents Checksum (SHA1)
flex-messaging-core.jar 13913aeeab44cca926311d69beab7144acd5cd69
flex-messaging-core.jar 1a7caded7b92da7f7a339b4708a70a6bc0c38a0c flex-messaging-core.jar 0b6e26f5f7a70c524bdd56642a2a3201dc0a3687
flex-messaging-core.jar 0b6e26f5f7a70c524bdd56642a2a3201dc0a3687

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Vulnerability Details

This hotfix resolves an issue associated with parsing crafted XML entities that could lead to information disclosure (CVE-2015-3269).  


Adobe would like to thank Matthias Kaiser of Code White for reporting this issue and for working with Adobe to help protect our customers.


August 28, 2015: Added 3.1.x to the list of affected versions as well as added the updated jar for version