Adobe Security Updates – October 2018

Adobe, this Tuesday as always released its security updates October 2018 monthly set of security advisories for vulnerabilities that have been identified and addressed in various products. This month’s advisory release addresses 4 advisories with 16 vulnerabilities, with 4 of them rated critical, 10 are rated important and 2 as moderate in severity. These vulnerabilities impact Adobe Technical Communications Suite, Adobe Framemaker, Adobe Experience Manager, Adobe Digital Editions and Adobe Flash Player.


Adobe Digital Edition

The update resolves critical vulnerabilities. Successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution in the context of the current user and Information disclosure.

Adobe Experience Manager

These updates resolve two reflected cross-site scripting vulnerabilities rated Moderate, and three stored cross-site scripting vulnerabilities rated Important that could result in sensitive information disclosure.

Adobe Framemaker

The update resolves an insecure library loading vulnerability in the installer that could lead to privilege escalation.

Adobe Technical Communications Suite

The update resolves an insecure library loading vulnerability in the installer that could lead to privilege escalation.

Adobe Flash Player

A record 292 vulnerabilities were found in the Flash player,  Guinness has registered the record … Totally kidding by the way, no security releases for Flash Player! yes, well that should be registered. Adobe issued some performance and feature updates for Flash.


Affected products

  • Adobe Technical Communications Suite
  • Adobe Framemaker
  • Adobe Experience Manager
  • Adobe Digital Editions

Adobe Security Bulletin summary for October 2018

Product : Adobe Digital Edition
CVE’s/Advisory : APSB18-27, CVE-2018-12813, CVE-2018-12814, CVE-2018-12823, CVE-2018-12816, CVE-2018-12818, CVE-2018-12819, CVE-2018-12820, CVE-2018-12821, CVE-2018-12822
Severity : Critical
Impact :  Arbitrary Code Execution, Information Disclosure

Product : Adobe Experience Manager
CVE’s/Advisory : APSB18-36, CVE-2018-15969, CVE-2018-15970, CVE-2018-15971, CVE-2018-15972, CVE-2018-15973
Severity : Important
Impact : Sensitive Information disclosure

Product : Adobe Framemaker
CVE’s/Advisory : APSB18-37, CVE-2018-15974
Severity : Important
Impact : Privilege Escalation

Product : Adobe Technical Communications Suite
CVE’s/Advisory : APSB18-38, CVE-2018-15976
Severity : Important
Impact : Privilege Escalation


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