Adobe Security Bulletin
Security Updates Available for Adobe Media Encoder | APSB20-10
Bulletin ID Date Published Priority
APSB20-10  February 19, 2020 3


Adobe has released an update for Adobe Media Encoder. This update resolves  a critical out-of-bounds write vulnerability that could lead to arbitrary code execution in the context of the current user.   

Affected Versions

Product Version Platform
Adobe Media Encoder 14.0 and earlier versions Windows


Adobe categorizes these updates with the following  priority ratings and recommends users update their installation to the newest version via the Creative Cloud desktop app's update mechanism.  For more information, please reference this help page.

Product Version Platform Priority
Adobe Media Encoder 14.0.3 Windows and macOS 3

For managed environments, IT administrators can use the Admin Console to deploy Creative Cloud applications to end users. Refer to this help page for more information.

Vulnerability details

Vulnerability Category Vulnerability Impact Severity CVE Numbers
Out-of-bounds Write Arbitrary Code Execution  Critical CVE-2020-3764


Adobe would like to thank  Francis Provencher working with Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative for reporting these issues and for working with Adobe to help protect our customers. 


February 26, 2020: the solution section was updated to reflect the availability of version 14.0.3 to address CVE-2020-3764.  The bulletin originally referenced version 14.0.2.