Advisory Published

CVE-2021-42533: Double Free

First published: Wed Mar 16 2022(Updated: )

Adobe Bridge version 11.1.1 (and earlier) is affected by a double free vulnerability when parsing a crafted DCM file, which could result in arbitrary code execution in the context of the current user. This vulnerability requires user interaction to exploit.

Credit: psirt@adobe.com

Affected SoftwareAffected VersionHow to fix
Adobe Bridge<=11.1.1

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is CVE-2021-42533?

    CVE-2021-42533 refers to a double free vulnerability in Adobe Bridge version 11.1.1 and earlier.

  • What is the severity of CVE-2021-42533?

    CVE-2021-42533 has a severity rating of 7.8, which is considered high.

  • How does CVE-2021-42533 affect Adobe Bridge?

    CVE-2021-42533 affects Adobe Bridge version 11.1.1 and earlier by allowing arbitrary code execution in the context of the current user when parsing a crafted DCM file.

  • Is user interaction required to exploit CVE-2021-42533?

    Yes, user interaction is required to exploit the CVE-2021-42533 vulnerability.

  • Where can I find more information about CVE-2021-42533?

    You can find more information about CVE-2021-42533 at the following reference link: https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/bridge/apsb21-94.html


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