Security update available for Adobe Digital Editions

Release date: October 23, 2014

Vulnerability identifier: APSB14-25

Priority: See table below

CVE number: CVE-2014-8068

Platform: Windows and Macintosh

Summary

Adobe has released a security update for Adobe Digital Editions version 4.0.98786 and earlier for Windows and Macintosh. This update adds support for secure transmission of rights management and licensing validation information.

Adobe recommends users update their product installations to version 4.0.1.

Affected software versions

Adobe Digital Editions version 4.0.98786 and earlier for Windows and Macintosh

Solution

Customers using Adobe Digital Editions 4.0.98786 for Windows can download the update from the Adobe Digital Editions download page, or utilize the product’s update mechanism when prompted. 

Customers using earlier versions of Adobe Digital Editions, or Adobe Digital Editions for Macintosh, should download the update from the Adobe Digital Editions download page.

Priority and severity ratings

Adobe categorizes this update with the following priority rating:

Product Updated version Platform Priority rating
Adobe Digital Editions 4.0.1 Windows & Macintosh
2

This update addresses an important vulnerability in the software.

Details

Adobe has released a security update for Adobe Digital Editions version 4.0.98786 and earlier for Windows and Macintosh. This update adds support for the secure transmission of rights management and licensing validation information (CVE-2014-8068).

Adobe recommends users update their product installations to version 4.0.1.

For additional information, please reference http://www.adobe.com/solutions/ebook/digital-editions/release-notes.html