Adobe has released an update for Adobe Media Encoder. This update resolves a critical file parsing vulnerability. Successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution in the context of the current user.
Adobe categorizes these updates with the following priority ratings and recommends users update their installation to the newest version:
Adobe recommends updating via the Creative Cloud desktop app’s update mechanism. For more information, please reference this help page.
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 Category||Vulnerability Impact||Severity||CVE Numbers|
|Use-After-Free||Remote Code Execution||Critical||CVE-2019-7842|
|Out-of-bounds Read||Information Disclosure||Important||CVE-2019-7844|
Adobe would like to thank Mat Powell of Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative for reporting these issues and for working with Adobe to help protect our customers.