Insecure DLL loading in Adobe Lightroom



Published: 2020-12-08
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2020-24447
CWE-ID CWE-427
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Lightroom
Client/Desktop applications / Multimedia software

Vendor Adobe

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.

1) Insecure DLL loading

EUVDB-ID: #VU48890

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-2020-24447

CWE-ID: CWE-427 - Uncontrolled Search Path Element

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to the application loads DLL libraries in an insecure manner. A remote attacker can place a specially crafted .dll file on a remote SMB fileshare, trick the victim into opening a file, associated with the vulnerable application, and execute arbitrary code on victim's system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Lightroom: 8.0, 8.1, 8.2, 8.3, 8.4, 9.0, 9.2, 9.2.0.10, 9.3, 10.0

CPE2.3 External links

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/lightroom/apsb20-74.html

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.



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