A security flaw in the installation of Adobe’s License Management Service has put customers at risk of privilege escalation attacks, according to a warning from the software maker.
An advisory from Adobe Systems Inc. said the vulnerability affects multiple products, including the widely used Adobe Photoshop CS, Adobe Creative Suite 1.0 and Adobe Premiere Pro 1.x.
The company has provided updates with instructions on its Web site.
Software developer Macromedia Inc. has released patches rated “important” for a privilege escalation vulnerability in multiple products in the Macromedia MX 2004 suite.
The bug is similar to the license management flaw patched by Adobe and affects a range of Macromedia applications, including Studio, Studio with Flash Professional, Flash Professional, Flash, FreeHand, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, and Director, Captivate and Contribute 2.x.
Hotfixes and updating instructions are available for download here.
Internet security specialist Symantec Corp. has rolled out new versions of its pcAnywhere remote control tool to fix a potentially serious security hole.
In an online advisory, Symantec warned that the flaw could be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges.
Affected products include pcAnywhere 9.x, 10.x and 11.x.