Advisory Published

CVE-2023-47068: ZDI-CAN-21702: Adobe After Effects MP4 File Parsing Out-Of-Bounds Read Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

First published: Fri Nov 17 2023(Updated: )

Adobe After Effects 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 After Effects>=23.0<=23.6
Adobe After Effects>=24.0<24.0.2
Apple macOS
Microsoft Windows

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is CVE-2023-47068?

    CVE-2023-47068 is a vulnerability in Adobe After Effects that allows for remote code execution through an out-of-bounds read.

  • How does CVE-2023-47068 affect Adobe After Effects?

    CVE-2023-47068 affects Adobe After Effects version 24.0.2 and earlier, as well as version 23.6 and earlier.

  • What is the severity of CVE-2023-47068?

    CVE-2023-47068 has a severity score of 7.8 (High).

  • How can CVE-2023-47068 be exploited?

    CVE-2023-47068 can be exploited by an attacker leveraging the out-of-bounds read vulnerability in the file parsing process in Adobe After Effects.

  • Is Apple macOS or Microsoft Windows vulnerable to CVE-2023-47068?

    No, Apple macOS and Microsoft Windows are not vulnerable to CVE-2023-47068.

  • How can I mitigate the CVE-2023-47068 vulnerability?

    To mitigate the CVE-2023-47068 vulnerability, update Adobe After Effects to version 24.0.3 or later, or version 23.6.1 or later.

  • Where can I find more information about CVE-2023-47068?

    You can find more information about CVE-2023-47068 on the Adobe Security bulletin APSB23-66.


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