[NEWS] Adobe License Management Service Vulnerability
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To: email@example.com Date: 20 Jun 2005 10:24:39 +0200
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Adobe License Management Service Vulnerability
A vulnerability within the Adobe License Management Service has been
identified. The vulnerability exists due to a flaw in the installation of
the License Management Service, which can lead to an unauthorized person
gaining access to the user's computer. The Adobe License Management
Service is installed with various Adobe products that require product
Adobe recommends that all customers who purchased Adobe Photoshop CS,
Adobe Creative Suite, or Adobe Premiere Pro 1.5 through the retail channel
apply the Adobe License Management Service update (see the "Instructions"
section) as a proactive measure.
Customers using the latest version of Photoshop (version CS2) or Adobe
Creative Suite (version CS2) are not exposed to this vulnerability and do
not need to apply this update.
Further, this update is applicable to products mentioned above on the
Windows OS platform only.
If you reinstall the affected products from their original media, rerun
the update after you reinstall the software.
1. Download the Adobe License Management Service update from
2. Quit all Adobe applications.
3. Extract the downloaded almupd.zip file, and then double-click the
4. Follow the on-screen instructions.
The information has been provided by <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org> Adobe
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