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Advisory Published

CVE-2021-40771: Buffer Overflow

First published: Mon Nov 22 2021(Updated: )

Adobe Prelude version 10.1 (and earlier) is affected by a memory corruption vulnerability due to insecure handling of a malicious WAV file, potentially resulting in arbitrary code execution in the context of the current user. User interaction is required in that the victim must open a specially crafted file to exploit this vulnerability.

Credit: psirt@adobe.com

Affected SoftwareAffected VersionHow to fix
Adobe Prelude<=10.1
Microsoft Windows

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is CVE-2021-40771?

    CVE-2021-40771 is a memory corruption vulnerability in Adobe Prelude version 10.1 and earlier, which can allow arbitrary code execution when a user opens a specially crafted WAV file.

  • How severe is CVE-2021-40771?

    CVE-2021-40771 has a severity rating of 7.8 (High).

  • Which software versions are affected by CVE-2021-40771?

    Adobe Prelude versions up to and including 10.1 are affected by CVE-2021-40771.

  • How can CVE-2021-40771 be exploited?

    CVE-2021-40771 can be exploited by a user opening a specially crafted WAV file, leading to potential arbitrary code execution.

  • Where can I find more information about CVE-2021-40771?

    You can find more information about CVE-2021-40771 at the following link: [Adobe Security Bulletin APSB21-96](https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/prelude/apsb21-96.html)


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