Advisory Published

CVE-2023-47043: ZDI-CAN-21699: Adobe Media Encoder MP4 File Parsing Out-Of-Bounds Read 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 read vulnerability when parsing a crafted file, which could result in a read past the end of an allocated memory structure. An attacker could leverage this vulnerability to execute code 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 vulnerability ID?

    The vulnerability ID is CVE-2023-47043.

  • What software is affected by this vulnerability?

    Adobe Media Encoder versions 24.0.2 and earlier, and 23.6 and earlier, are affected.

  • What is the severity of CVE-2023-47043?

    The severity of CVE-2023-47043 is high with a CVSS score of 7.8.

  • How does this vulnerability occur?

    This vulnerability occurs due to an out-of-bounds read when parsing a crafted file.

  • What is the impact of this vulnerability?

    The vulnerability could result in a read past the end of an allocated memory structure and could be leveraged by an attacker to execute remote code.

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

    No, Apple macOS and Microsoft Windows are not vulnerable to this specific vulnerability.

  • Where can I find more information about this vulnerability?

    You can find more information about this vulnerability at the following reference link: [Adobe Security Bulletin APSB23-63](https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/media-encoder/apsb23-63.html).


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