Fortinet Discovers Adobe InDesign Memory Corruption Vulnerability
Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs has discovered a memory corruption vulnerability in Adobe InDesign.
Adobe InDesign is a desktop publishing software application produced by Adobe Systems. It can be used to create works such as posters, flyers, brochures, magazines, newspapers, presentations, books and ebooks. InDesign can also publish content suitable for tablet devices in conjunction with Adobe Digital Publishing Suite.
A memory corruption vulnerability has been discovered in InDesign. This vulnerability is caused due to insufficient validation on the lang pnam data in a crafted .inx file. It could allow malicious users to create code execution scenarios.
SolutionsFortiGuard Labs released the following FortiGate IPS signature which covers this specific vulnerability:
Released Dec 04, 2016
Users should apply the solution provided by Adobe.
Fortinet reported the vulnerability to Adobe on July 20, 2016.
Adobe confirmed the vulnerability on November 30, 2016.
Adobe patched the vulnerability on December 13, 2016.
This vulnerability was discovered by Honggang Ren of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs.