Remote code execution in Adobe Animate



Published: 2021-02-09 | Updated: 2021-02-10
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2021-21052
CWE ID CWE-787
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Animate CC
Client/Desktop applications / Multimedia software

Vendor Adobe

Security Advisory

Updated: 10.02.2021

Updated vulnerability description.

1) Out-of-bounds write

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] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-21052

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

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing FLA 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.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Animate CC: 20.0, 20.5, 21.0, 21.0.2

CPE External links

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/animate/apsb21-11.html
https://www.fortiguard.com/zeroday/FG-VD-20-138

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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