Advisory Published


First published: Wed Mar 16 2022(Updated: )

Adobe Bridge 11.1.1 (and earlier) is affected by a stack overflow vulnerability due to insecure handling of a crafted file, potentially resulting in arbitrary code execution in the context of the current user. Exploitation requires user interaction in that a victim must open a crafted file in Bridge.

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 the vulnerability ID for this issue?

    The vulnerability ID for this issue is CVE-2021-42728.

  • What is the severity of CVE-2021-42728?

    The severity of CVE-2021-42728 is high with a CVSS score of 7.8.

  • Which software versions are affected by CVE-2021-42728?

    Adobe Bridge 11.1.1 (and earlier) is affected by CVE-2021-42728.

  • How can this vulnerability be exploited?

    Exploitation of CVE-2021-42728 requires user interaction where a victim must open a crafted file in Adobe Bridge.

  • Is Microsoft Windows affected by CVE-2021-42728?

    No, Adobe Bridge 11.1.1 (and earlier) is affected by CVE-2021-42728, not Microsoft Windows.


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