Adobe Photoshop version 22.1 (and earlier) is affected by a heap buffer overflow vulnerability when handling a specially crafted font file. Successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution. Exploitation of this issue requires user interaction in that a victim must open a malicious file.
Published 2021-01-13 23:15:14
Updated 2021-09-08 17:22:58
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Vulnerability category: Overflow

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2021-21006

0.55%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 77 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2021-21006

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
6.8
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
8.6
6.4
NIST
8.6
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.8
6.0
NIST
8.6
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.8
6.0
Adobe Systems Incorporated

CWE ids for CVE-2021-21006

  • A heap overflow condition is a buffer overflow, where the buffer that can be overwritten is allocated in the heap portion of memory, generally meaning that the buffer was allocated using a routine such as malloc().
    Assigned by: psirt@adobe.com (Primary)

References for CVE-2021-21006

Products affected by CVE-2021-21006

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