Adobe InDesign version 15.1.2 (and earlier) is affected by a NULL pointer dereference bug that occurs when handling a malformed .indd file. The impact is limited to causing a denial-of-service of the client application. User interaction is required to exploit this issue.
Published 2020-10-21 22:15:12
Updated 2021-12-10 19:37:58
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Vulnerability category: Memory CorruptionDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2020-24421

0.07%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 27 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2020-24421

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.3
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
8.6
2.9
NIST
5.5
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
1.8
3.6
NIST
5.5
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
1.8
3.6
Adobe Systems Incorporated

CWE ids for CVE-2020-24421

  • A NULL pointer dereference occurs when the application dereferences a pointer that it expects to be valid, but is NULL, typically causing a crash or exit.
    Assigned by:
    • nvd@nist.gov (Secondary)
    • psirt@adobe.com (Primary)

References for CVE-2020-24421

Products affected by CVE-2020-24421

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