Adobe Security Bulletin
Security Updates Available for Adobe After Effects | APSB19-31
Bulletin ID Date Published Priority
APSB19-31 August 13, 2019 3


Adobe has released updates for Adobe After Effects CC for Windows and macOS. This update  resolves an insecure library loading vulnerability that could lead to privilege escalation.    

Affected Versions

Product Version Platform
Adobe After Effects CC 2019 16 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 Rating Availability
Adobe After Effects CC 2019 16.1.2 Windows and macOS 3 Download Center

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
Insecure Library Loading (DLL hijacking) Arbitrary code execution Important CVE-2019-8062


Adobe would like to thank Yongjun Liu of nsfocus security team for reporting these issues and for working with Adobe to help protect our customers.