Multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe InDesign



Published: 2021-10-27
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 3
CVE-ID CVE-2021-40743
CVE-2021-42732
CVE-2021-42731
CWE-ID CWE-476
CWE-788
CWE-119
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Adobe InDesign
Client/Desktop applications / Multimedia software

Vendor Adobe

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 3 vulnerabilities.

1) NULL pointer dereference

EUVDB-ID: #VU57691

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 5.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-40743

CWE-ID: CWE-476 - NULL Pointer Dereference

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to a NULL pointer dereference error. A remote attacker can pass specially crafted data to the application and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe InDesign: 9.1.0 - 2015


CPE2.3 External links

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/indesign/apsb21-107.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.

2) Access of Memory Location After End of Buffer

EUVDB-ID: #VU57692

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-2021-42732

CWE-ID: CWE-788 - Access of Memory Location After End of Buffer

Exploit availability: No

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing untrusted input. A remote attacker can trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe InDesign: 9.1.0 - 2015


CPE2.3 External links

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/indesign/apsb21-107.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) Buffer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU57693

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-2021-42731

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. A remote attacker can 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 InDesign: 9.1.0 - 2015


CPE2.3 External links

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/indesign/apsb21-107.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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