Adobe Security Bulletin

Security Update Available for InDesign | APSB18-11

Bulletin ID

Date Published

Priority

APSB18-11

April 10, 2018

3

Summary

Adobe has released a security update for Adobe InDesign CC. This update resolves a critical memory corruption vulnerability (CVE-2018-4928) caused by unsafe parsing of a specially crafted .inx file. This update also resolves an untrusted search path vulnerability (CVE-2018-4927) in the InDesign installer rated Important.

Affected versions

Product

Affected version

Platform

Adobe InDesign CC

13.0 and below

Windows and Macintosh

Solution

Adobe categorizes these updates with the following priority rating and recommends users update their software installations via the Creative Cloud desktop app updater, or by navigating to the InDesign Help menu and clicking "Updates." For more information, please reference this help page.

Product

Updated version

Platform

Priority rating

Availability

Adobe InDesign CC

13.1

Windows and Macintosh

3

For managed environments, IT administrators can use the Creative Cloud Packager to create deployment packages. Refer to this help page for more information.

Vulnerability Details

Vulnerability Category

Vulnerability Impact

Severity

CVE Number

Untrusted Search Path

Local Privilege Escalation

Important

CVE-2018-4927

Memory corruption

Arbitrary Code Execution

Critical

CVE-2018-4928

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:

  • Kushal Arvind Shah of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs (CVE-2018-4927)
  • Honggang Ren of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs (CVE-2018-4928)
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