Adobe Security Bulletin
Security Update Available for InDesign | APSB19-23
Bulletin ID Date Published Priority
APSB19-23 April 09, 2019 3


Adobe has released a security update for Adobe InDesign.  This update resolves a critical vulnerability caused by unsafe hyperlink processing that could result in arbitrary code execution in the context of the current user.

Affected versions

Product Affected version Platform
Adobe InDesign 14.0.1 and below macOS


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 14.0.2 Windows and macOS 3 Release Notes
Adobe InDesign 13.1.1 Windows and macOS 3 Release Notes

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
Unsafe Hyperlink Processing Arbitrary Code Execution Critical CVE-2019-7107


Adobe would like to thank the Zhongcheng Li (CK01) of Topsec Alpha Team for reporting this issue and for working with Adobe to help protect our customers.


July 18, 2019: A fix for CVE-2019-7107 has been included in version 13.1.1.