Advisory Published


First published: Fri Dec 16 2022(Updated: )

Adobe Illustrator versions 26.5.1 (and earlier), and 27.0 (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 file.


Affected SoftwareAffected VersionHow to fix
Adobe Illustrator<=26.5.1
Adobe Illustrator=27.0
Apple macOS
Microsoft Windows

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the vulnerability ID for this Adobe Illustrator vulnerability?

    The vulnerability ID is CVE-2022-44499.

  • Which versions of Adobe Illustrator are affected by this vulnerability?

    Adobe Illustrator versions 26.5.1 (and earlier) and 27.0 (and earlier) are affected by this vulnerability.

  • What is the severity rating for CVE-2022-44499?

    The severity rating for CVE-2022-44499 is 5.5 (medium).

  • What is the impact of this vulnerability?

    This vulnerability could lead to the disclosure of sensitive memory and bypassing of mitigations such as ASLR.

  • Is Apple macOS or Microsoft Windows affected by this vulnerability?

    No, Apple macOS and Microsoft Windows are not affected by this vulnerability.

  • How can I fix this vulnerability in Adobe Illustrator?

    To fix this vulnerability, update Adobe Illustrator to a version higher than 26.5.1 or 27.0.

  • Where can I find more information about this vulnerability?

    You can find more information about this vulnerability on the Adobe Security Bulletin APSB22-60.

  • What is the Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE) ID for this vulnerability?

    The Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE) ID for this vulnerability is CWE-125.


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