Advisory Published

CVE-2023-47072: ZDI-CAN-21790: Adobe After Effects MP4 File Uninitialized Variable Information Disclosure 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 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.

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 the vulnerability ID for this Adobe After Effects issue?

    The vulnerability ID for this Adobe After Effects issue is CVE-2023-47072.

  • What is the severity of CVE-2023-47072?

    The severity of CVE-2023-47072 is low.

  • Which versions of Adobe After Effects are affected by CVE-2023-47072?

    Adobe After Effects versions 24.0.2 (and earlier) and 23.6 (and earlier) are affected by CVE-2023-47072.

  • How can this vulnerability be exploited?

    This vulnerability can be exploited by leveraging the Access of Uninitialized Pointer vulnerability to disclose sensitive memory.

  • Are Apple macOS and Microsoft Windows affected by CVE-2023-47072?

    No, Apple macOS and Microsoft Windows are not affected by CVE-2023-47072.

  • Where can I find more information about CVE-2023-47072?

    You can find more information about CVE-2023-47072 at the following link: [Adobe Security Bulletin APSB23-66](https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/after_effects/apsb23-66.html)


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