Remote code execution in Adobe Illustrator



Published: 2022-03-09 | Updated: 2022-03-09
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-23187
CWE-ID CWE-119
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Adobe Illustrator CC
Client/Desktop applications / Office applications

Vendor Adobe

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.

1) Buffer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU61187

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-2022-23187

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 files. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted PCT 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: 22.0 - 22.1, 23.0 - 23.1, 24.0 - 24.3.2, 25.0 - 25.4.4, 26.0 - 26.0.3


CPE2.3 External links

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/illustrator/apsb22-15.html
http://fortiguard.com/zeroday/FG-VD-21-092

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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