Adobe has released a small security update to resolve vulnerabilities in Connect and Reader Mobile.
The tech giant’s standard monthly security release included two advisories; one relating to the Adobe Connect remote conferencing and collaboration tool, and the other to Reader Mobile, a mobile version of the firm’s .PDF document reader and manager.
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Adobe’s second security bulletin reveals a fix for CVE-2020-24441, an “important” bug in Reader that relates to improper access control. If exploited by an attacker, this vulnerability can lead to information disclosure.
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Adobe thanked researchers Pedro Oliveira, Saulius Pranckevicius, and Shaun Budding for reporting these security issues privately.
Last month, Adobe resolved a single vulnerability in its standard monthly update, a critical code execution issue found in Flash.
The company also released two out-of-band releases in October to fix critical security flaws in software including Magento, Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. (1,2)
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In related news, Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday security release tackled 112 vulnerabilities, including 24 remote code execution (RCE) bugs and a zero-day flaw currently being exploited in the wild.
On November 9, Adobe announced the purchase of Workfront for $1.5 billion. The marketing firm’s content delivery and analytics solutions are destined to join Adobe’s Experience Cloud platform.
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