Advisory Published

CVE-2021-40773: Null Pointer Dereference

First published: Mon Nov 22 2021(Updated: )

Adobe Prelude version 10.1 (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 Prelude<=10.1
Microsoft Windows

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the vulnerability ID for this vulnerability?

    The vulnerability ID for this vulnerability is CVE-2021-40773.

  • What is the affected software?

    The affected software is Adobe Prelude version 10.1 (and earlier).

  • What is the severity of CVE-2021-40773?

    The severity of CVE-2021-40773 is medium with a severity value of 5.5.

  • What is the impact of this vulnerability?

    This vulnerability can be exploited by an unauthenticated attacker to achieve an application denial-of-service in the context of the current user.

  • How can I fix CVE-2021-40773?

    To fix CVE-2021-40773, update to Adobe Prelude version 10.2 or later.


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