Information disclosure in Adobe Illustrator



Published: 2022-01-11 | Updated: 2022-01-14
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 2
CVE-ID CVE-2021-43752
CVE-2021-44700
CWE-ID 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 2 vulnerabilities.

1) Out-of-bounds read

EUVDB-ID: #VU59455

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-2021-43752

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 when parsing TIFF files. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted file, trick the victim into opening it, trigger an 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 - 25.4.2, 26.0 - 26.0.1


CPE2.3 External links

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/illustrator/apsb22-02.html
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-22-061/

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 read

EUVDB-ID: #VU59456

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-2021-44700

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 when parsing JPEG images. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted file, trick the victim into opening it, trigger an 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 - 25.4.2, 26.0 - 26.0.1


CPE2.3 External links

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/illustrator/apsb22-02.html
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-22-062/

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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