Advisory Published


First published: Wed Jul 12 2023(Updated: )

Adobe Prelude version 22.1.1 (and earlier) is affected by an out-of-bounds read vulnerability that could lead to disclosure of sensitive memory. An attacker could leverage this vulnerability to bypass mitigations such as ASLR. Exploitation of this issue requires user interaction in that a victim must open a malicious JPEG file.


Affected SoftwareAffected VersionHow to fix
Adobe Prelude<22.1.1
Apple macOS
Microsoft Windows

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is CVE-2021-44696?

    CVE-2021-44696 is an out-of-bounds read vulnerability in Adobe Prelude version 22.1.1 (and earlier), which could lead to the disclosure of sensitive memory.

  • How does CVE-2021-44696 impact Adobe Prelude?

    CVE-2021-44696 allows an attacker to bypass mitigations like ASLR and potentially disclose sensitive memory in Adobe Prelude version 22.1.1 (and earlier).

  • Is Apple macOS affected by CVE-2021-44696?

    No, Apple macOS is not affected by CVE-2021-44696.

  • Is Microsoft Windows affected by CVE-2021-44696?

    No, Microsoft Windows is not affected by CVE-2021-44696.

  • How can I mitigate CVE-2021-44696 in Adobe Prelude?

    To mitigate CVE-2021-44696 in Adobe Prelude, update to a version later than 22.1.1.


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