Adobe Experience Manager APSB19-48 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities

Risk

High

Date Discovered

October 15, 2019

Description

Adobe Experience Manager is prone to multiple security vulnerabilities. Attackers can exploit these issues to execute arbitrary script code in the context of the affected website. This may allow the attacker to steal cookie-based authentication credentials, to gain access to sensitive information, bypass authentication mechanism, execute arbitrary command in the context of the application. Failed attacks may cause a denial-of-service condition. Adobe Experience Manager 6.5, 6.4, 6.3, 6.2, 6.1, and 6.0 are vulnerable.

Technologies Affected

  • Adobe Experience Manager 6.0
  • Adobe Experience Manager 6.1
  • Adobe Experience Manager 6.2
  • Adobe Experience Manager 6.3
  • Adobe Experience Manager 6.4
  • Adobe Experience Manager 6.5

Recommendations

Deploy network intrusion detection systems to monitor network traffic for malicious activity.
Deploy NIDS to monitor network traffic for signs of anomalous or suspicious activity. This includes but is not limited to requests that include NOP sleds and unexplained incoming and outgoing traffic

Do not accept or execute files from untrusted or unknown sources.
To reduce the likelihood of successful exploits, do not open files that originate from untrusted sources.

Implement multiple redundant layers of security.
Various memory-protection schemes (such as nonexecutable and randomly mapped memory segments) may hinder an attacker's ability to exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code.

Run all software as a nonprivileged user with minimal access rights.
To limit the impact of latent vulnerabilities, configure database servers and other applications to run as a nonadministrative user with minimal access rights.

Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more information.

References

Credits

Lorenzo Pirondini (Netcentric, a Cognizant Digital Business), Pankaj Upadhyay, Mikhail Egorov


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