Remote code execution in Adobe Media Encoder

Published: 2020-02-20 | Updated: 2020-03-25
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2020-3764
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Adobe Media Encoder
Client/Desktop applications / Other client software

Vendor Adobe

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 1 vulnerabilities.

Updated: 25.03.2020

Updated vulnerability description and references sections.

1) Out-of-bounds write

EUVDB-ID: #VU25483

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 7.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-3764

CWE-ID: CWE-787 - Out-of-bounds Write

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing 3GP and MP4 files. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted file, trick the victim into opening it using the affected software, trigger out-of-bounds write and execute arbitrary code on the target system.


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Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Media Encoder: 13.1 - 14.0

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.