Security Updates Available for Adobe Media Encoder | APSB20-36
Bulletin ID Date Published Priority
APSB20-36 July  14, 2020    3

Summary

Adobe has released an update for Adobe Media Encoder.  This update resolves two critical out-of-bounds write and an important out-of-bound read vulnerability that could lead to arbitrary code execution and information disclosure respectively in the context of the current user.  

Affected Versions

Product Version Platform
Adobe Media Encoder 14.2 and earlier versions Windows

Solution

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 14.3 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 Read Information Disclosure       Important CVE-2020-9649
Out-of-bounds Write Arbitrary Code Execution  Critical

CVE-2020-9650

CVE-2020-9646

Acknowledgments

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