Adobe Security Bulletin
Security updates available for Adobe Digital Editions | APSB17-20
Bulletin ID Date Published Priority
APSB17-20 June 13, 2017 3


Adobe has released a security update for Adobe Digital Editions for Windows, Macintosh, iOS and Android. This update resolves critical memory corruption vulnerabilities that could lead to code execution, three vulnerabilities rated important that could lead to escalation of privilege and two memory corruption vulnerabilities rated important that could lead to disclosure of memory addresses.

Affected product versions

Product Version Platform
Adobe Digital Editions 4.5.4 and earlier versions Windows, Macintosh, iOS and Android


Adobe categorizes these updates with the following priority ratings and recommends users update their installation to the newest version:

Product Version Platform Priority Availability
Adobe Digital Editions 4.5.5 Windows 3 Download Page
Macintosh 3 Download Page
iOS 3 iTunes
Android 3 Playstore


  • Customers using Adobe Digital Editions 4.5.4 can download the update from the Adobe Digital Editions download page, or utilize the product’s update mechanism when prompted.
  • For more information, please reference the release notes.

Vulnerability details

Vulnerability Category Vulnerability Impact Severity CVE Numbers
Memory Corruption Remote code execution Critical CVE-2017-3088, CVE-2017-3089, CVE-2017-3093, CVE-2017-3096
Insecure Library Loading Escalation of privilege Important CVE-2017-3090, CVE-2017-3092, CVE-2017-3097
Stack Overflow Memory address disclosure Important CVE-2017-3094, CVE-2017-3095


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:

  • Ke Liu of Tencent's Xuanwu LAB (CVE-2017-3088)
  • Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs (CVE-2017-3089)
  • Anonymously reported (CVE-2017-3090)
  • John Carroll of (CVE-2017-3092)
  • riusksk (泉哥) of Tencent Security Platform Department (CVE-2017-3093, CVE-2017-3094, CVE-2017-3095, CVE-2017-3096)
  • Yuji Tounai (@yousukezan) working with NTT Communications Corporation (CVE-2017-3090, CVE-2017-3097)