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Advisory Published

CVE-2021-40775: 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 SVG 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-2021-40775?

    CVE-2021-40775 is a memory corruption vulnerability in Adobe Prelude version 10.1 and earlier that allows arbitrary code execution.

  • How does CVE-2021-40775 affect Adobe Prelude?

    CVE-2021-40775 affects Adobe Prelude version 10.1 and earlier by insecurely handling a malicious SVG file, potentially leading to arbitrary code execution.

  • What is the severity of CVE-2021-40775?

    CVE-2021-40775 has a severity rating of 7.8 (High).

  • How can CVE-2021-40775 be exploited?

    CVE-2021-40775 can be exploited by tricking a user into opening a specially crafted SVG file, which triggers the memory corruption vulnerability and allows the execution of arbitrary code.

  • How can I fix CVE-2021-40775 in Adobe Prelude?

    To fix CVE-2021-40775, users should update to a version of Adobe Prelude that is not affected by the vulnerability. Adobe has released a security update to address this issue, so it is important to install the latest available version.


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