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Adobe Patches 63 Security Flaws in Patch Tuesday Bundle

Software maker Adobe has rolled out security fixes for at least 63 security vulnerabilities in a wide range of widely deployed Windows and macOS software products.

Software maker Adobe has rolled out security fixes for at least 63 security vulnerabilities in a wide range of widely deployed Windows and macOS software products.

As part of the scheduled September batch of Patch Tuesday updates, Adobe called attention to critical-rated bulletins affecting the Adobe Bridge, InDesign, Photoshop, InCopy, Animage and Illustrator software products.

Here’s the breakdown of the critical and high-risk bulletins:

– Adobe Bridge: Includes patches for at least 12 documented vulnerabilities affecting Windows  and macOS installations.  This update addresses critical and important vulnerabilities that could lead to arbitrary code execution and memory leak.  The vulnerabilities carry a maximum CVSS severity score of 7.8/10.

– Adobe InDesign: This update includes fixes for at least 18 critical and important-rated vulnerabilities affecting Windows and macOS users. “Successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution, arbitrary file system read and memory leak.”

– Adobe Photoshop: This bulletin covers 10 documented security flaws that are rated critical and important.  Successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution and memory leak.  Affected software includes Photoshop 2021 and Photoshop 2022 for Windows and macOS.

– Adobe InCopy: This bulletin documents at least 7 security flaws that could expose Windows and macOS users to arbitrary code execution and memory leak issues.

– Adobe Animate: This bulletin includes patches for a pair of critical-severity vulnerabilities that could allow code execution in the context of the current user. This update is available for both Windows and macOS users.

– Adobe Illustrator: This update resolves three critical and important vulnerabilities that could lead to arbitrary code execution and memory leak.  Affects Windows and macOS users running Illustrator 2021 and 2022 versions.

Adobe said it was not aware of any exploits in the wild for any of the patched vulnerabilities.

Related: Adobe Warns of ‘Critical’ Security Flaws in Enterprise Products

Related: Adobe Patches Gaping Security Holes in Acrobat, Reader

Related: Adobe Joins Security Patch Tuesday Frenzy

Written By

Ryan Naraine is Editor-at-Large at SecurityWeek and host of the popular Security Conversations podcast series. He is a security community engagement expert who has built programs at major global brands, including Intel Corp., Bishop Fox and GReAT. Ryan is a founding-director of the Security Tinkerers non-profit, an advisor to early-stage entrepreneurs, and a regular speaker at security conferences around the world.

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