#VU56597 Out-of-bounds write


Published: 2021-09-15

Vulnerability identifier: #VU56597

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-2021-39825

CWE-ID: CWE-787

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

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

Vendor: Adobe

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing untrusted input. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted file, trick the victim into opening it using the affected software, trigger out-of-bounds write and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Photoshop Elements: 2021.1, 2021.2, 2021.19.0 20210304.m.156367

CPE

External links
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/photoshop_elements/apsb21-77.html


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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