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Advisory Published

CVE-2021-42724: Buffer Overflow

First published: Wed Mar 16 2022(Updated: )

Adobe Bridge version 11.1.1 (and earlier) is affected by a memory corruption vulnerability due to insecure handling of a malicious file, potentially resulting in arbitrary code execution in the context of the current user. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability.

Credit: psirt@adobe.com

Affected SoftwareAffected VersionHow to fix
Adobe Bridge<=11.1.1
Microsoft Windows

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is CVE-2021-42724?

    CVE-2021-42724 is a memory corruption vulnerability in Adobe Bridge version 11.1.1 (and earlier) that allows arbitrary code execution.

  • How does CVE-2021-42724 impact Adobe Bridge?

    CVE-2021-42724 allows an attacker to execute arbitrary code in the context of the current user by exploiting a memory corruption vulnerability in Adobe Bridge.

  • What is the severity of CVE-2021-42724?

    CVE-2021-42724 has a severity rating of 7.8 (high).

  • How can CVE-2021-42724 be exploited?

    CVE-2021-42724 requires user interaction, such as opening a malicious file, to exploit the vulnerability.

  • Is Microsoft Windows affected by CVE-2021-42724?

    No, Microsoft Windows is not vulnerable to CVE-2021-42724.


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