Information disclosure in Adobe XMP-Toolkit-SDK



Published: 2021-09-15
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2021-40716
CWE ID CWE-125
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Adobe XMP-Toolkit-SDK
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Vendor Adobe

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.

1) Out-of-bounds read

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-2021-40716

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 XMP-Toolkit-SDK: 2020.1, 2021.07

CPE External links

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/xmpcore/apsb21-85.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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