Multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe Digital Editions



Published: 2021-09-14
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 3
CVE-ID CVE-2021-39828
CVE-2021-39827
CVE-2021-39826
CWE-ID CWE-276
CWE-78
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Adobe Digital Editions
Client/Desktop applications / Multimedia software

Vendor Adobe

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 3 vulnerabilities.

1) Incorrect default permissions

EUVDB-ID: #VU56567

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 3.9 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-39828

CWE-ID: CWE-276 - Incorrect Default Permissions

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to incorrect default permissions for temporary files and folders that are set by the application. A local user with access to the system can view contents of files and directories or modify them.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Digital Editions : 4.0, 4.0.1, 4.0.2, 4.0.3, 4.5, 4.5.1, 4.5.2, 4.5.3, 4.5.4, 4.5.5, 4.5.6, 4.5.7, 4.5.8, 4.5.9, 4.5.10, 4.5.10.185749, 4.5.10.186048, 4.5.11, 4.5.11.187212, 4.5.11.187245, 4.5.11.187303, 4.5.11.187606, 4.5.11.187646

CPE2.3 External links

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/Digital-Editions/apsb21-80.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

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

2) Incorrect default permissions

EUVDB-ID: #VU56568

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-2021-39827

CWE-ID: CWE-276 - Incorrect Default Permissions

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to overwrite arbitrary files on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to incorrect default permissions for temporary files and folders that are set by the application. A remote attacker can trick the victim to open a specially crafted file and overwrite arbitrary files on the system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Digital Editions : 4.0, 4.0.1, 4.0.2, 4.0.3, 4.5, 4.5.1, 4.5.2, 4.5.3, 4.5.4, 4.5.5, 4.5.6, 4.5.7, 4.5.8, 4.5.9, 4.5.10, 4.5.10.185749, 4.5.10.186048, 4.5.11, 4.5.11.187212, 4.5.11.187245, 4.5.11.187303, 4.5.11.187606, 4.5.11.187646

CPE2.3 External links

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/Digital-Editions/apsb21-80.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.

3) OS Command Injection

EUVDB-ID: #VU56569

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-2021-39826

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. A remote authenticated attacker can trick the victim to open a specially crafted file and execute arbitrary OS commands on the system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Digital Editions : 4.0, 4.0.1, 4.0.2, 4.0.3, 4.5, 4.5.1, 4.5.2, 4.5.3, 4.5.4, 4.5.5, 4.5.6, 4.5.7, 4.5.8, 4.5.9, 4.5.10, 4.5.10.185749, 4.5.10.186048, 4.5.11, 4.5.11.187212, 4.5.11.187245, 4.5.11.187303, 4.5.11.187606, 4.5.11.187646

CPE2.3 External links

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/Digital-Editions/apsb21-80.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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