Adobe Security Bulletin

Security Updates Available for Adobe Media Encoder | APSB19-52

Bulletin ID

Date Published

Priority

APSB19-52

November 12, 2019

3

Summary

Adobe has released an update for Adobe Media Encoder. This update resolves a critical and multiple important file parsing vulnerabilities.  Successful exploitation could lead to information disclosure in the context of the current user. 

Affected Versions

Product

Version

Platform

Adobe Media Encoder

13.1

Windows and macOS

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

Adobe Media Encoder

14.0

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 

Information Disclosure

Important

CVE-2019-8241

Out-of-bounds Read 

Information Disclosure

Important

CVE-2019-8242

Out-of-bounds Read 

Information Disclosure

Important

CVE-2019-8243

Out-of-bounds Read 

Information Disclosure

Important

CVE-2019-8244

Out-of-bounds Write

Arbitrary Code Execution 

Critical

CVE-2019-8246

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: 

  • Mat Powell of Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative (CVE-2019-8241, CVE-2019-8243, CVE-2019-8244)  

  • Francis Provencher working with Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative (CVE-2019-8242)

  • Wen Guang Jiao of Qihoo 360 Core Security (CVE-2019-8246) 

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