Security updates available for Adobe Digital Editions | APSB17-39
Bulletin ID Date Published Priority
APSB17-39 November 14, 2017 3

Summary

Adobe has released a security update for Adobe Digital Editions for Windows, Macintosh, iOS, and Android. This update addresses an XML external entity processing vulnerability rated critical that could lead to information disclosure, out-of-bounds read vulnerabilities that could lead to the disclosure of memory addresses and a memory corruption vulnerability that could lead to the disclosure of memory addresses.

Affected product versions

Product Version Platform
Adobe Digital Editions 4.5.6 and earlier versions Windows, Macintosh, iOS and Android

Solution

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 4.5.7 Windows 3 Download Page
Macintosh 3 Download Page
iOS 3 iTunes
Android 3 Playstore

Note:

  • Customers using Adobe Digital Editions 4.5.6 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
Unsafe parsing of XML External Entities Information Disclosure Critical CVE-2017-11273
Out-of-bounds read Memory address disclosure Important CVE-2017-11297
Out-of-bounds read Memory address disclosure Important CVE-2017-11298
Out-of-bounds read Memory address disclosure Important CVE-2017-11299
Out-of-bounds read Memory address disclosure Important CVE-2017-11300
Memory Corruption Memory address disclosure Important CVE-2017-11301

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:

  • Steven Seeley of Source Incite (CVE-2017-11273)
  • Jaanus Kääp, Clarified Security (CVE-2017-11297, CVE-2017-11298, CVE-2017-11299, CVE-2017-11300)
  • Riusksk of Tencent Security Platform Department (CVE-2017-11301)