Advisory Published

CVE-2023-47053: ZDI-CAN-21689: Adobe Audition MP4 File Parsing Uninitialized Variable Information Disclosure Vulnerability

First published: Thu Nov 16 2023(Updated: )

Adobe Audition version 24.0 (and earlier) and 23.6.1 (and earlier) are affected by an Access of Uninitialized Pointer 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 Audition<=23.6.1
Adobe Audition=24.0
Apple macOS
Microsoft Windows

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

    The vulnerability ID for this Adobe Audition vulnerability is CVE-2023-47053.

  • What software versions are affected by this vulnerability?

    Adobe Audition version 24.0 (and earlier) and 23.6.1 (and earlier) are affected by this vulnerability.

  • What is the severity of CVE-2023-47053?

    The severity of CVE-2023-47053 is medium (5.5).

  • What is the impact of this vulnerability?

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

  • Is Apple macOS or Microsoft Windows vulnerable to this vulnerability?

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

  • How can I fix this vulnerability?

    Adobe released a security update to address this vulnerability. Please refer to the Adobe Security Bulletin APSB23-64 for more information.


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