Path traversal in Adobe InCopy



Published: 2021-05-12
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2021-21090
CWE-ID CWE-22
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Vendor Adobe

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.

1) Path traversal

EUVDB-ID: #VU53138

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 8.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-21090

CWE-ID: CWE-22 - Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform directory traversal attacks.

The vulnerability exists due to input validation error when processing directory traversal sequences. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted HTTP request and compromise the affected system.


Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

InCopy: 15.0.0, 15.1.0, 15.1.1, 15.1.2, 15.1.3, 16.0.0

CPE2.3 External links

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/incopy/apsb21-25.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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