Adobe released security patches that fix multiple critical vulnerabilities with Adobe Photoshop CC 19.1.5 and earlier 19.x versions, as well as 18.1.5 and earlier 18.x versions for Windows and macOS.

The vulnerability can be tracked as CVE-2018-12810 and CVE-2018-12811, the two critical memory corruption vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code in the context of the current user on the targeted system. The vulnerability is due to the improper memory operations with Adobe Photoshop versions.

If the targeted user has elevated privileges it allows an attacker to compromise the complete system. To resolve the issue adobe released updated version Photoshop CC 2017 and Photoshop CC 2018. Those vulnerabilities are never exploited in the wild.

ProductUpdated versionsPlatform
Photoshop CC 201819.1.6Windows and macOS
Photoshop CC 201718.1.6Windows and macOS

With the August security updates cover’s 11 security vulnerabilities including two critical vulnerabilities with the most popular Adobe Acrobat and Reader.

Users are recommended to update their software installations to the latest versions, to update manually Help for Adobe security updates > Check for Updates.

The vulnerability was reported to Adobe by Kushal Arvind Shah of Fortinet’s FortiGuard Labs.

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Guru is an Ex-Security Engineer at Comodo Cybersecurity. Co-Founder - Cyber Security News & GBHackers On Security.


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