JVN#50810870: Installer of Adobe Creative Cloud Desktop Application may insecurely load Dynamic Link Libraries

ID JVN:50810870
Type jvn
Reporter Japan Vulnerability Notes
Modified 2019-02-18T00:00:00


## Description

Installer of Creative Cloud Desktop Application provided by Adobe contains an issue with the DLL search path, which may lead to insecurely loading Dynamic Link Libraries (CWE-427).

## Impact

Arbitrary code may be executed with the privilege of the user invoking the installer.

## Solution

Use the latest installer
Use the latest installer provided by the developer.
Also when executing the installer, be sure to check there are no suspicious files in the directory where the installer resides.

Note that this vulnerability affects the installer only, thus users who have already installed the software do not need to re-install the software.

## Products Affected

  • Creative Cloud Desktop Application and earlier