#VU65337 Heap-based buffer overflow in Adobe InDesign

Published: 2022-07-15

Vulnerability identifier: #VU65337

Vulnerability risk: High


CVE-ID: CVE-2022-34246


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability:

Vulnerable software:
Adobe InDesign
Client/Desktop applications / Multimedia software

Vendor: Adobe


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

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing embedded fonts. A remote attacker can trick the victim to open a specially crafted file, trigger a heap-based buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code 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 InDesign: 17.0 - 17.2.1, 16.0 - 16.4.1

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