Advisory Published

CVE-2021-40750: Null Pointer Dereference

First published: Wed Mar 16 2022(Updated: )

Adobe Bridge version 11.1.1 (and earlier) is affected by a Null pointer dereference vulnerability when parsing a specially crafted file. An unauthenticated attacker could leverage this vulnerability to achieve an application denial-of-service 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 Bridge<=11.1.1
Microsoft Windows

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is CVE-2021-40750?

    CVE-2021-40750 is a null pointer dereference vulnerability in Adobe Bridge version 11.1.1 and earlier.

  • How does CVE-2021-40750 impact Adobe Bridge?

    CVE-2021-40750 can be exploited by an unauthenticated attacker to cause a denial-of-service in Adobe Bridge.

  • What is the severity of CVE-2021-40750?

    The severity of CVE-2021-40750 is rated as medium, with a CVSS score of 5.5.

  • How can an attacker exploit CVE-2021-40750?

    An attacker can exploit CVE-2021-40750 by parsing a specially crafted file.

  • Is Adobe Bridge version 11.1.1 vulnerable to CVE-2021-40750?

    Yes, Adobe Bridge version 11.1.1 (and earlier) is affected by CVE-2021-40750.


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