The vulnerability can be tracked as CVE-2018-12810 and CVE-2018-12811, the two critical memory corruption vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code in the context of the current user on the targeted system. The vulnerability is due to the improper memory operations with Adobe Photoshop versions.
If the targeted user has elevated privileges it allows an attacker to compromise the complete system. To resolve the issue adobe released updated version Photoshop CC 2017 and Photoshop CC 2018. Those vulnerabilities are never exploited in the wild.
|Photoshop CC 2018||19.1.6||Windows and macOS|
|Photoshop CC 2017||18.1.6||Windows and macOS|
With the August security updates cover’s 11 security vulnerabilities including two critical vulnerabilities with the most popular Adobe Acrobat and Reader.
The vulnerability was reported to Adobe by Kushal Arvind Shah of Fortinet’s FortiGuard Labs.