Multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe Illustrator



Published: 2021-07-14 | Updated: 2021-10-13
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 7
CVE-ID CVE-2021-28593
CVE-2021-28591
CVE-2021-28592
CVE-2021-36011
CVE-2021-36008
CVE-2021-36009
CVE-2021-36010
CWE-ID CWE-416
CWE-787
CWE-78
CWE-119
CWE-125
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Adobe Illustrator CC
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Vendor Adobe

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 7 vulnerabilities.

Updated: 13.10.2021

Added vulnerabilities #4-7.

1) Use-after-free

EUVDB-ID: #VU54838

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 3.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-28593

CWE-ID: CWE-416 - Use After Free

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error when processing specially crafted files. A remote attacker can trick the victim to open a specially crafted Adobe Illustrator, trigger a use-after-free error and gain access to sensitive information.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Illustrator CC: 25.0 - 25.2.3, 24.0 - 24.3.1


CPE2.3 External links

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/illustrator/apsb21-42.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to trick the victim to visit a specially crafted website or open a file.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

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

2) Out-of-bounds write

EUVDB-ID: #VU54839

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]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-28591

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 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.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Illustrator CC: 25.0 - 25.2.3, 24.0 - 24.3.1


CPE2.3 External links

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/illustrator/apsb21-42.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to trick the victim to visit a specially crafted website or open a file.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

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

3) Out-of-bounds write

EUVDB-ID: #VU54840

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]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-28592

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 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.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Illustrator CC: 25.0 - 25.2.3, 24.0 - 24.3.1


CPE2.3 External links

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/illustrator/apsb21-42.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to trick the victim to visit a specially crafted website or open a file.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

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

4) OS Command Injection

EUVDB-ID: #VU57340

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]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-36011

CWE-ID: CWE-78 - Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an OS Command ('OS Command Injection')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary shell commands on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation, when chained with a development and debugging tool for JavaScript scripts. A remote unauthenticated attacker can trick the victim to open a specially crafted file and execute arbitrary OS commands on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Illustrator CC: 25.0 - 25.2.3, 24.0 - 24.3.1


CPE2.3 External links

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/illustrator/apsb21-42.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to trick the victim to visit a specially crafted website or open a file.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

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

5) Use-after-free

EUVDB-ID: #VU57337

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 3.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-36008

CWE-ID: CWE-416 - Use After Free

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error when processing specially crafted files. A remote attacker can trick the victim to open a specially crafted PDF, trigger a use-after-free error and gain access to sensitive information.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Illustrator CC: 25.0 - 25.2.3, 24.0 - 24.3.1


CPE2.3 External links

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/illustrator/apsb21-42.html
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-21-1146/

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to trick the victim to visit a specially crafted website or open a file.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

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

6) Buffer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU57339

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]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-36009

CWE-ID: CWE-119 - Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing Adobe Illustrator files. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted PDF file, trick the victim into opening it, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Illustrator CC: 25.0 - 25.2.3, 24.0 - 24.3.1


CPE2.3 External links

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/illustrator/apsb21-42.html
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-21-1147/

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to trick the victim to visit a specially crafted website or open a file.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

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

7) Out-of-bounds read

EUVDB-ID: #VU57338

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 3.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-36010

CWE-ID: CWE-125 - Out-of-bounds Read

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary condition. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted file, trick the victim into opening it, trigger out-of-bounds read error and read contents of memory on the system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Illustrator CC: 25.0 - 25.2.3, 24.0 - 24.3.1


CPE2.3 External links

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/illustrator/apsb21-42.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to trick the victim to visit a specially crafted website or open a file.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

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



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