Advisory Published


First published: Fri Dec 16 2022(Updated: )


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 CVE-2022-44500 vulnerability?

    CVE-2022-44500 is an out-of-bounds read vulnerability in Adobe Illustrator versions 26.5.1 and earlier, and 27.0 and earlier, that could lead to disclosure of sensitive memory.

  • What is the severity of CVE-2022-44500?

    The severity of CVE-2022-44500 vulnerability is rated as medium, with a severity value of 5.5.

  • How can CVE-2022-44500 be exploited?

    An attacker can exploit CVE-2022-44500 by leveraging the out-of-bounds read vulnerability to bypass mitigations such as ASLR.

  • Which software versions are affected by CVE-2022-44500?

    Adobe Illustrator versions 26.5.1 and earlier, as well as version 27.0 and earlier, are affected by CVE-2022-44500.

  • Is Apple macOS or Microsoft Windows affected by CVE-2022-44500?

    No, Apple macOS and Microsoft Windows are not vulnerable to CVE-2022-44500.

  • How can I mitigate the CVE-2022-44500 vulnerability?

    To mitigate the CVE-2022-44500 vulnerability, it is recommended to update Adobe Illustrator to a version that is not affected by the vulnerability.

  • Where can I find more information about CVE-2022-44500?

    You can find more information about CVE-2022-44500 on Adobe's official security advisory page:


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