Advisory Published


First published: Fri Dec 11 2020(Updated: )

Adobe Prelude version 9.0.1 (and earlier) is affected by an uncontrolled search path element that could result in arbitrary code execution in the context of the current user. Exploitation of this issue requires user interaction in that a victim must open a malicious file.


Affected SoftwareAffected VersionHow to fix
Adobe Prelude<=9.0.1
Microsoft Windows

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is CVE-2020-24440?

    CVE-2020-24440 is a vulnerability in Adobe Prelude version 9.0.1 and earlier that could allow arbitrary code execution.

  • How does CVE-2020-24440 impact Adobe Prelude?

    CVE-2020-24440 could result in arbitrary code execution in the context of the current user if a victim opens a malicious file in Adobe Prelude.

  • What is the severity of CVE-2020-24440?

    CVE-2020-24440 has a severity rating of high.

  • How can CVE-2020-24440 be exploited?

    Exploitation of CVE-2020-24440 requires user interaction, where a victim must open a malicious file.

  • Where can I find more information about CVE-2020-24440?

    You can find more information about CVE-2020-24440 at the following link: [Adobe Security Bulletin APSB20-70](


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