Adobe’s Patch Tuesday security update included patches for vulnerabilities in four products, including four critical issues patched in Adobe Digital Editions, but none for the often fixed Flash Player.

The company has pushed out several out of band releases in the last month, including one on Oct. 1 cleaning up many critical problems with Acrobat and Reader.

The Adobe Digital Editions 4.5.9 release included the critical heap overflow vulnerabilities CVE-2018-12813, CVE-2018-12814 and CVE-2018-12815 along with the use after free CVE-2018-12822 all of which could lead to arbitrary code execution if exploited. In addition, an important-rated out of bounds read problem covered by CVE-2018-12816, CVE-2018-12818, CVE-2018-12819, CVE-2018-12820 and CVE-2018-12821 that could result in information disclosure was patched.

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