Advisory Published


First published: Thu Sep 07 2023(Updated: )

Adobe Illustrator versions 26.0.2 (and earlier) and 25.4.5 (and earlier) are affected by an out-of-bounds write vulnerability that could result in arbitrary code execution in the context of the current user. Exploitation of this issue requires user interaction in that a victim must open a malicious file.

Credit: psirt@adobe.com psirt@adobe.com

Affected SoftwareAffected VersionHow to fix
Adobe Illustrator<=25.4.5
Adobe Illustrator>=26.0<=26.0.2
Apple macOS
Microsoft Windows

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is CVE-2022-30640?

    CVE-2022-30640 is an out-of-bounds write vulnerability in Adobe Illustrator versions 26.0.2 and earlier (including 25.4.5 and earlier) that could allow arbitrary code execution.

  • How does CVE-2022-30640 impact Adobe Illustrator?

    CVE-2022-30640 could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code in the context of the current user by exploiting the vulnerable out-of-bounds write vulnerability in Adobe Illustrator versions 26.0.2 and earlier.

  • What is the severity of CVE-2022-30640?

    CVE-2022-30640 has a severity score of 7.8 (high).

  • How can I fix CVE-2022-30640?

    To fix CVE-2022-30640, upgrade to a version of Adobe Illustrator that is not affected by the vulnerability. Refer to the official Adobe security advisory for more information and patch availability.

  • Where can I find more information about CVE-2022-30640?

    You can find more information about CVE-2022-30640 in the official Adobe security advisory: https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/illustrator/apsb22-26.html


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