Adobe Patches Several Critical Vulnerabilities In Latest Update. If you make frequent use of Adobe products, you’ll prioritize applying the company’s latest security update. It’s an out of band patch that impacts ten different products in the Adobe lineup and is aimed squarely at addressing several critical vulnerabilities and security flaws. Since this is a big update, released outside the company’s regular schedule, let’s start look at the products:
- After Effects
- Media Encoder
- Creative Cloud
- Premiere Pro
Right off the bat, then, if you use any of the Adobe products listed above in either a Windows or macOS environment, this patch is for you.
The updates address too many issues listed as severe or critical to detail the particulars. However, in Illustrator, for example, the Adobe patch addresses seven different essential vulnerabilities of security.
Animate addresses four different critical vulnerabilities, all of which could have resulted in arbitrary code execution. Adobe InDesign patch addresses a critical memory corruption bug.
In short, this is a massive, important patch update by Adobe. It also didn’t happen in isolation. When Adobe released the update, they thanked a raft of security research firms for their efforts and disclosures. Again, if you use any of the Adobe products listed above, this is a security update you won’t want to miss.