#VU57339 Buffer overflow


Published: 2021-10-13

Vulnerability identifier: #VU57339

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-2021-36009

CWE-ID: CWE-119

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

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

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 Adobe Illustrator files. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted PDF 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

Adobe Illustrator CC: 25.0 - 25.2.3, 24.0 - 24.3.1


CPE

External links
http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/illustrator/apsb21-42.html
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-21-1147/


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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