Advisory Published

CVE-2021-45051: Use After Free

First published: Fri Jan 14 2022(Updated: )

Adobe Bridge version 11.1.2 (and earlier) and version 12.0 (and earlier) are affected by an use-after-free vulnerability in the processing of Format event actions 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 file.


Affected SoftwareAffected VersionHow to fix
Adobe Bridge<11.1.3
Adobe Bridge=12.0
Apple macOS
Microsoft Windows

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the vulnerability ID of this Adobe Bridge vulnerability?

    The vulnerability ID of this Adobe Bridge vulnerability is CVE-2021-45051.

  • What is the severity of CVE-2021-45051?

    The severity of CVE-2021-45051 is medium with a severity value of 5.5.

  • Which versions of Adobe Bridge are affected by CVE-2021-45051?

    Adobe Bridge version 11.1.2 and earlier, as well as version 12.0 and earlier, are affected by CVE-2021-45051.

  • What is the impact of CVE-2021-45051?

    CVE-2021-45051 could lead to the disclosure of sensitive memory and can bypass mitigations such as ASLR.

  • Where can I find more information about CVE-2021-45051?

    You can find more information about CVE-2021-45051 at the following reference:


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