Threatpost’s editors discuss the top news of this week.
Adobe Digital Edition has four critical bugs enabling arbitrary code execution.
Foxit Software has patched over 100 vulnerabilities in its popular Foxit PDF Reader. Many of the bugs tackled by the company include a wide array of high severity remote code execution vulnerabilities. Foxit on Friday released fixes for Foxit Reader 9.3 and Foxit PhantomPDF 9.3, which addressed a whopping 124 vulnerabilities. It’s important to note
The update includes a security bypass bug that enables privilege escalation.
Overall seven flaws were patched – including one critical vulnerability that could lead to arbitrary code execution.
Adobe issued fixes for versions of its ColdFusion web development platform – including six critical flaws.
Adobe issues a second unscheduled update this month to address a bug with a publicly available proof-of-concept code in the wild.
The two vulnerabilities are critical remote code execution flaws that exist in Adobe Photoshop CC.
Adobe’s August Patch Tuesday release impacts Flash Player, and Acrobat DC and Reader.
The company issued fixes for 112 vulnerabilities in products spanning from Flash Player, Acrobat and Reader, Experience Manager, to Adobe Connect.