Remote code execution in Adobe Framemaker

Published: 2021-07-13
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2021-28596
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Adobe Framemaker
Client/Desktop applications / Multimedia software

Vendor Adobe

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.

1) Out-of-bounds write

EUVDB-ID: #VU54686

Risk: High


CVE-ID: CVE-2021-28596


Exploit availability:


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing untrusted input. 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.


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Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Framemaker: 2019.0 - 2020.0.1 HF

Fixed software versions

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

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