#VU54838 Use-after-free

Published: 2021-07-13 | Updated: 2021-10-13

Vulnerability identifier: #VU54838

Vulnerability 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-2021-28593


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Adobe Illustrator CC
Client/Desktop applications / Office applications

Vendor: Adobe


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error when processing specially crafted files. A remote attacker can trick the victim to open a specially crafted Adobe Illustrator, trigger a use-after-free error and gain access to sensitive information.

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Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Illustrator CC: 25.0 - 25.2.3, 24.0 - 24.3.1


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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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