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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   Adobe Creative Cloud Vendors:   Adobe Systems Incorporated
Adobe Creative Cloud Desktop Application Lets Users Bypass Security and Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1040860
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1040860
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-4873, CVE-2018-4991, CVE-2018-4992   (Links to External Site)
Date:  May 9 2018
Impact:   User access via local system, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 4.4.1.298 and prior
Description:   Several vulnerabilities were reported in Adobe Creative Cloud Desktop Application. A user can gain elevated privileges. A user can bypass security controls on the target system.

A user can exploit an input validation flaw to gain elevated privileges on the target system [CVE-2018-4992].

A user can exploit a certificate validation flaw to bypass security controls on the target system [CVE-2018-4991].

A use can exploit an unquoted search path to gain elevated privileges on the target system [CVE-2018-4873].

[Editor's note: The vendor did not indicate the attack vector (e.g., local, remote) and does not provide CVSS scores to identify the attack vector.]


Impact:   A user can gain elevated privileges on the target system.

A user can bypass security controls on the target system.

Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (4.5.0.331).

The vendor advisory is available at:

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/creative-cloud/apsb18-12.html

Vendor URL:  helpx.adobe.com/security/products/creative-cloud/apsb18-12.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, Authentication error, Input validation error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (macOS/OS X), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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