Adobe releases another out-of-band patch, squashing critical bugs across creative software

Adobe has released a second out-of-band security update to patch critical vulnerabilities across numerous software products. 

The patch, released outside of the tech giant’s typical monthly security cycle, impacts Adobe Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Marketo, Animate, After Effects, Photoshop, Premiere Pro, Media Encoder, InDesign, and the Creative Cloud desktop application on Windows and macOS machines. 

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Published on October 20, the first app tackled is Illustrator, which received a fix for seven critical vulnerabilities. The memory corruption and out of bounds read/write issues, when exploited, can lead to arbitrary code execution. 

Adobe Dreamweaver was subject to an “important” uncontrolled search path element security flaw which could be exploited for the purpose of privilege escalation, and another “important” issue impacting the Marketo Sales Insight Salesforce package, a cross-site scripting (XSS) bug, could have been weaponized to deploy

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