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Security update available for RoboHelp

Release date: October 8, 2013

Vulnerability identifier: APSB13-24

Priority: See table below

CVE number: CVE-2013-5327

Platform: Windows

Summary

Adobe has released a security update for RoboHelp 10 on the Windows operating system.  This update addresses a vulnerability that could allow an attacker, who successfully exploits this vulnerability, to run malicious code on the affected system.  Adobe recommends users of RoboHelp 10 apply the solution using the instructions provided in the "Solution" section below.

Affected software versions

RoboHelp 10 for Windows

Solution

Adobe recommends users of RoboHelp 10 apply the fix using the instructions below:

Backup the MDBMS.dll file:
1. Browse to the RoboHTML folder - the default location is %ProgramFiles%\Adobe\RoboHelp 10\RoboHTML\
2. Rename MDBMS.dll to MDBMS.old

Install the update:
1. Download the APSB13-24.zip file
2. Move MDBMS.dll from the extracted location to %ProgramFiles%\Adobe\RoboHelp 10\RoboHTML\

Priority and severity ratings

Adobe categorizes this update with the following priority rating and recommends users update their installation to the newest version:

Product Platform Priority rating
RoboHelp 10 Windows 3
     

This update addresses a critical vulnerability in the software.

Details

Adobe has released a security update for Adobe RoboHelp 10 on the Windows operating system.  This update addresses a vulnerability that could allow an attacker, who successfully exploits this vulnerability, to run malicious code on the affected system.  Adobe recommends users of Adobe RoboHelp 10 apply the solution using the instructions provided in the "Solution" section above.

This update resolves a memory corruption vulnerability that could lead to code execution (CVE-2013-5327).

Acknowledgments

Adobe would like to thank Jeremy Brown at Microsoft and Microsoft Vulnerability Research (CVE-2013-5327) for reporting this issue and for working with Adobe to help protect our customers.