Advisory Published


First published: Wed Mar 16 2022(Updated: )

Adobe Bridge version 11.1.1 (and earlier) is affected by an out-of-bounds read vulnerability when parsing a crafted file, which could result in a read past the end of an allocated memory structure. An attacker could leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of the current user. Exploitation of this issue requires user interaction in that a victim must open a malicious file.

Credit: psirt@adobe.com

Affected SoftwareAffected VersionHow to fix
Adobe Bridge<=11.1.1

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is CVE-2021-42720?

    CVE-2021-42720 is an out-of-bounds read vulnerability in Adobe Bridge version 11.1.1 and earlier.

  • What is the severity of CVE-2021-42720?

    CVE-2021-42720 has a severity rating of 7.8 (High).

  • How does CVE-2021-42720 affect Adobe Bridge?

    CVE-2021-42720 affects Adobe Bridge version 11.1.1 and earlier by allowing an attacker to execute code in the context of the current user.

  • How can I fix CVE-2021-42720?

    To fix CVE-2021-42720, it is recommended to update Adobe Bridge to the latest version available.

  • Where can I find more information about CVE-2021-42720?

    You can find more information about CVE-2021-42720 on Adobe's security advisory page: [link](https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/bridge/apsb21-94.html)


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