Advisory Published


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 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 TIF 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 CVE-2021-45052?

    CVE-2021-45052 is an out-of-bounds read vulnerability in Adobe Bridge version 11.1.2 and earlier, as well as version 12.0 and earlier.

  • How does CVE-2021-45052 impact Adobe Bridge?

    CVE-2021-45052 allows an attacker to exploit an out-of-bounds read vulnerability in Adobe Bridge, potentially leading to the disclosure of sensitive memory.

  • What software versions are affected by CVE-2021-45052?

    Adobe Bridge version 11.1.2 and earlier, as well as version 12.0 and earlier, are affected by CVE-2021-45052.

  • Are Apple macOS and Microsoft Windows vulnerable to CVE-2021-45052?

    No, Apple macOS and Microsoft Windows are not vulnerable to CVE-2021-45052.

  • How can I mitigate the CVE-2021-45052 vulnerability?

    To mitigate the CVE-2021-45052 vulnerability, it is recommended to update Adobe Bridge to the latest version available.


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