Adobe Security Bulletin

Security Update Available for Adobe InDesign | APSB20-66

Bulletin ID

Date Published

Priority

APSB20-66 

October 20, 2020  

3

Summary

Adobe has released a security update for Adobe InDesign.  This update addresses a vulnerability rated moderate.  The impact of exploitation is limited to denial-of-service of the client application.             

Affected versions

Product

Affected version

Platform

Adobe InDesign

15.1.2 and earlier versions 

Windows 

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

16.0

Windows and macOS

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

NULL pointer dereference

Denial-of-service

Moderate

CVE-2020-24421

Acknowledgments

Adobe would like to thank Kexu Wang of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs for reporting this issue and for working with Adobe to help protect our customers.  

Revision

December 18, 2020:  CVE-2020-24421 was originally assessed as a critical memory corruption vulnerability.  Further analysis indicates the root cause was in fact a NULL pointer dereference, and the impact is limited to a benign crash in the client application. 

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