Acrobat Reader DC versions versions 2020.013.20074 (and earlier), 2020.001.30018 (and earlier) and 2017.011.30188 (and earlier) are affected by an improper access control vulnerability. An unauthenticated attacker could leverage this vulnerability to elevate privileges in the context of the current user.
Published 2021-02-11 20:15:16
Updated 2022-10-21 20:11:17
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Vulnerability category: BypassGain privilege

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2021-21045

0.06%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 22 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2021-21045

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
9.3
HIGH AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
8.6
10.0
NIST
8.2
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.5
6.0
Adobe Systems Incorporated

CWE ids for CVE-2021-21045

  • The product does not restrict or incorrectly restricts access to a resource from an unauthorized actor.
    Assigned by: psirt@adobe.com (Secondary)

References for CVE-2021-21045

Products affected by CVE-2021-21045

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