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-2022-30642?

    CVE-2022-30642 is an out-of-bounds write vulnerability in Adobe Illustrator versions 26.0.2 and earlier that could lead to arbitrary code execution.

  • How can the CVE-2022-30642 vulnerability be exploited?

    To exploit the CVE-2022-30642 vulnerability, a victim must open a malicious file that triggers the out-of-bounds write.

  • What is the severity of CVE-2022-30642?

    CVE-2022-30642 has a severity rating of 7.8 (high).

  • Which versions of Adobe Illustrator are affected by CVE-2022-30642?

    Adobe Illustrator versions 26.0.2 and earlier, as well as 25.4.5 and earlier, are affected by CVE-2022-30642.

  • Is Apple macOS or Microsoft Windows vulnerable to CVE-2022-30642?

    No, Apple macOS and Microsoft Windows are not vulnerable to CVE-2022-30642.

  • How can I fix CVE-2022-30642?

    To fix CVE-2022-30642, update Adobe Illustrator to version 26.0.3 or later.

  • Where can I find more information about CVE-2022-30642?

    More information about CVE-2022-30642 can be found on the Adobe Security Bulletin APSB22-26.

  • What is the Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE) for CVE-2022-30642?

    The Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE) for CVE-2022-30642 is CWE-787 (Out-of-bounds Write).


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