Advisory Published

CVE-2022-30648: Use After Free

First published: Wed Jun 15 2022(Updated: )

Adobe Illustrator versions 26.0.2 (and earlier) and 25.4.5 (and earlier) are affected by a Use-After-Free 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

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-2022-30648?

    CVE-2022-30648 is a Use-After-Free vulnerability found in Adobe Illustrator versions 26.0.2 and earlier, as well as 25.4.5 and earlier.

  • How does CVE-2022-30648 affect Adobe Illustrator?

    CVE-2022-30648 could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code in the context of the current user by exploiting the Use-After-Free vulnerability.

  • Is user interaction required to exploit CVE-2022-30648?

    Yes, exploitation of CVE-2022-30648 requires user interaction. The victim must open a malicious file.

  • What is the severity of CVE-2022-30648?

    CVE-2022-30648 has a severity score of 7.8 (High).

  • How can I protect myself from CVE-2022-30648?

    To protect yourself from CVE-2022-30648, it is recommended to update Adobe Illustrator to versions 25.4.6 or 26.0.3 (or later) which contain a fix for this vulnerability.


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