#VU56599 Buffer overflow

Published: 2021-09-15

Vulnerability identifier: #VU56599

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 3.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-40701


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

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

Vendor: Adobe


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

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 crash the application.

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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


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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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