Updates released by Adobe on Tuesday for Flash Player and Experience Manager patch several vulnerabilities classified as critical and important.
Flash Player 22.214.171.124 addresses a total of seven flaws which, according to the software giant, can be exploited to take control of vulnerable systems.
The security holes have been described as use-after-free and other memory corruption vulnerabilities that can lead to arbitrary code execution. A majority of the weaknesses were reported to Adobe by Jihui Lu of Tencent KeenLab, and one was discovered by Google Project Zero researchers.
The Flash Player vulnerabilities are tracked as CVE-2017-3068, CVE-2017-3069, CVE-2017-3070, CVE-2017-3071, CVE-2017-3072, CVE-2017-3073 and CVE-2017-3074. There is no evidence that they have been exploited in the wild.
Adobe has published a separate advisory for a flaw in the Forms feature of the Experience Manager enterprise content management solution. Versions 6.0 through 6.2 of the product are affected by an information disclosure vulnerability discovered by Ruben Reusser of headwire.com and tracked as CVE-2017-3067.
The flaw is related to the abuse of the pre-population service in Experience Manager Forms.
“This issue was resolved by providing administrators with additional controls in the configuration manager to restrict the file paths and protocols used to pre-fill a form,” Adobe said in its advisory.
Adobe has released hotfixes and cumulative fix packs for each affected version. The company has found no evidence of exploitation in the wild.
The number of vulnerabilities resolved this Patch Tuesday is small compared to last month, when Adobe addressed nearly 60 vulnerabilities, including ones disclosed at this year’s Pwn2Own hacking competition.