Information disclosure in Adobe Dreamweaver 

Published: 2021-02-09
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2021-21055
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Adobe Dreamweaver
Client/Desktop applications / Office applications

Vendor Adobe

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.

1) Unquoted Search Path or Element

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 2.9 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-21055

CWE-ID: CWE-428 - Unquoted Search Path or Element

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a local user to gain access to sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to the application loads libraries in an insecure manner. A local user can gain access to sensitive information on the system.


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Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Dreamweaver: 18.0, 19.0, 20.1, 20.2, 21.0, 2018, 2019

CPE External links

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to trick the victim to visit a specially crafted website or open an attachment in an e-mail message.

The attacker would have to login to the system and perform certain actions in order to exploit this vulnerability.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

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