#VU56593 Buffer overflow

Published: 2021-09-15

Vulnerability identifier: #VU56593

Vulnerability 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-2021-40709


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Adobe Photoshop
Client/Desktop applications / Multimedia software

Vendor: Adobe


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

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing Photoshop files. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted document, 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.

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Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Photoshop: 21.0.1, 21.0.2, 21.1, 21.1.1, 21.2, 21.2.1, 21.2.2, 21.2.3, 21.2.4, 21.2.5, 21.2.6, 21.2.7, 21.2.8, 21.2.9, 21.2.10, 21.2.11, 22.1.0, 22.1.1, 22.2, 22.3, 22.3.1, 22.4, 22.4.1, 22.4.2, 22.4.3, 22.5


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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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