#VU57340 OS Command Injection

Published: 2021-10-13

Vulnerability identifier: #VU57340

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-2021-36011


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

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

Vendor: Adobe


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

The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation, when chained with a development and debugging tool for JavaScript scripts. A remote unauthenticated attacker can trick the victim to open a specially crafted file and execute arbitrary OS commands 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 Illustrator CC: 25.0 - 25.2.3, 24.0 - 24.3.1


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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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