Improper access control in Adobe Connect



Published: 2021-06-08
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2021-28579
CWE ID CWE-284
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Adobe Connect
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Vendor Adobe

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Improper access control

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 4.6 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-28579

CWE-ID: CWE-284 - Improper Access Control

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain unauthorized access to otherwise restricted functionality.

The vulnerability exists due to improper access restrictions. A remote attacker can bypass implemented security restrictions and gain unauthorized access to the application.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Connect: 11.0, 11.0.5, 11.0.6, 11.0.7, 11.2, 11.2.1

CPE External links

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/connect/apsb21-36.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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