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 Adobe InDesign. The vulnerability can be triggered by a crafted file which causes an out-of-bounds write, due to improper bounds checking. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could grant an attacker remote code execution.
SolutionsFortiGuard Labs released the following FortiGate IPS signature which covers this specific vulnerability:
Released Oct 01, 2017
Users should apply the solution provided by Adobe.
Fortinet reported the vulnerability to Adobe on Aug. 7, 2017.
Adobe confirmed the vulnerability on Aug. 30, 2017.
Adobe patched the vulnerability on Nov. 14, 2017.
This vulnerability was discovered by Honggang Ren of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs.