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Presenter 7 update available to address potential Cross-site Scripting issues

Release date: August 8, 2008

Vulnerability identifier: APSB08-17

CVE number: CVE-2008-3515, CVE-2008-3516

Platform: Windows

Affected software versions:

Summary

Potential cross-site scripting vulnerabilities have been identified in code generated by Adobe Presenter 7 and Adobe Presenter 6. Adobe recommends customers update to Adobe Presenter 7.0.1, and update any previously deployed content.

Solution

Adobe recommends Presenter customers install the Adobe Presenter 7.0.1 update. Customers with Adobe Presenter 6 are advised to consult the following tech note for information on upgrade eligibility.

Severity rating

Adobe categorizes this as an important issue and recommends affected users patch their installations.

Details

Input validation errors have been identified in code generated by Presenter 6 and Presenter 7 that could lead to potential cross-site scripting attacks. The relevant files that require an update are viewer.swf and loadflash.js. In addition to updating their Presenter installations, users are highly encouraged to update any instances of viewer.swf or loadflash.js generated by Presenter 7 already deployed on their web sites. Any content created by Presenter 6 should be re-generated and re-deployed.

These vulnerabilities are remotely exploitable. Adobe recommends Presenter customers install the Adobe Presenter 7.0.1 update. Customers with Adobe Presenter 6 are advised to consult the following tech note for information on upgrade eligibility.

Acknowledgments

Adobe would like to thank Adi Sharabani, Ayal Yogev, and Yuval Baror from IBM Rational Application Security (CVE-2008-3516) and Tavis Ormandy of the Google Security Team (CVE-2008-3515) for reporting these vulnerabilities and for working with us to help protect our customers' security.

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