Advisory Published

CVE-2023-47041: ZDI-CAN-21697: Adobe Media Encoder MP4 File Parsing Out-Of-Bounds Write Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

First published: Thu Nov 16 2023(Updated: )

Adobe Media Encoder version 24.0.2 (and earlier) and 23.6 (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

Affected SoftwareAffected VersionHow to fix
Adobe Media Encoder<=23.6.0
Adobe Media Encoder>=24.0.0<=24.0.2
Apple macOS
Microsoft Windows

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the severity of CVE-2023-47041?

    The severity of CVE-2023-47041 is high with a CVSS score of 7.8.

  • Which versions of Adobe Media Encoder are affected by CVE-2023-47041?

    Adobe Media Encoder version 24.0.2 (and earlier) and 23.6 (and earlier) are affected by CVE-2023-47041.

  • How can CVE-2023-47041 be exploited?

    Exploitation of CVE-2023-47041 requires user interaction, where a victim must open a malicious file.

  • What is the recommended action to mitigate CVE-2023-47041?

    To mitigate CVE-2023-47041, it is recommended to update Adobe Media Encoder to a version that is not affected by the vulnerability.

  • Where can I find more information about CVE-2023-47041?

    More information about CVE-2023-47041 can be found at the following reference: [Adobe Security Bulletin APSB23-63](https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/media-encoder/apsb23-63.html)


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