#VU56598 Buffer overflow


Published: 2021-09-15

Vulnerability identifier: #VU56598

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-2021-39824

CWE-ID: CWE-119

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

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

Vendor: Adobe

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 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

Premiere Elements: 2020 update version 2020.1, 2020 update version 2020.2, 2020.1, 2020.2, 2021 update version 2021.1, 2021.1, 2021.19.0 20210127.daily.2235820

CPE

External links
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/premiere_elements/apsb21-78.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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