Adobe Security Bulletin

Security update available for the Adobe DNG Converter

Release date: December 13, 2016

Vulnerability identifier: APSB16-41

Priority: 3

CVE number: CVE-2016-7856

Platform: Windows and Macintosh


Adobe has released a security update for the Adobe DNG Converter for Windows and Macintosh. This update resolves a critical memory corruption vulnerability. 

Affected software versions

Product Affected version Platform
Adobe DNG Converter
9.7 and earlier versions Windows and Macintosh


Adobe categorizes this update with the following priority rating and recommends users update their installation to the newest version:

Product Updated version Platform Priority rating Availability
Adobe DNG Converter 9.8
3 Download page
Download page

For more information, please reference the release notes.

Vulnerability Details

This update resolves a critical memory corruption vulnerability (CVE-2016-7856).


Adobe would like to thank Kushal Arvind Shah of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs for reporting this issue (CVE-2016-7856) and for working with Adobe to help protect our customers.