#VU22722 Insecure DLL loading

Published: 2019-11-13

Vulnerability identifier: #VU22722

Vulnerability risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 8.3 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-7960


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Animate CC
Client/Desktop applications / Multimedia software

Vendor: Adobe


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to escalate privileges on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to the application loads DLL libraries in an insecure manner. A remote attacker can place a specially crafted .dll file on a remote SMB fileshare, trick the victim into opening a file, associated with the vulnerable application, and gain elevated privileges on the target system.

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Vulnerable software versions

Animate CC: 19.2.1


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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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