Acrobat Reader DC versions versions 2021.001.20155 (and earlier), 2020.001.30025 (and earlier) and 2017.011.30196 (and earlier) are affected by an Use After Free vulnerability. An unauthenticated attacker could leverage this vulnerability to achieve arbitrary code execution in the context of the current user. Exploitation of this issue requires user interaction in that a victim must open a malicious file.
Published 2021-08-24 18:15:08
Updated 2021-09-08 17:23:03
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Memory Corruption

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2021-28552

0.38%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 73 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2021-28552

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
7.8
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.8
5.9
NIST
7.8
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.8
5.9
Adobe Systems Incorporated

CWE ids for CVE-2021-28552

  • Referencing memory after it has been freed can cause a program to crash, use unexpected values, or execute code.
    Assigned by:
    • nvd@nist.gov (Primary)
    • psirt@adobe.com (Secondary)

Products affected by CVE-2021-28552

  • Adobe » Acrobat Reader » Classic Edition
    Versions from including (>=) 20.001.30005 and up to, including, (<=) 20.001.30025
    cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:*:*:*:*:classic:*:*:*
    When used together with: Apple » Macos » Version: N/A
    When used together with: Microsoft » Windows » Version: N/A
  • Adobe » Acrobat Reader » Classic Edition
    Versions from including (>=) 17.011.30180 and up to, including, (<=) 17.011.30196
    cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:*:*:*:*:classic:*:*:*
    When used together with: Apple » Macos » Version: N/A
    When used together with: Microsoft » Windows » Version: N/A
  • Adobe » Acrobat » Classic Edition
    Versions from including (>=) 20.001.30005 and up to, including, (<=) 20.001.30025
    cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:*:*:*:*:classic:*:*:*
    When used together with: Apple » Macos » Version: N/A
    When used together with: Microsoft » Windows » Version: N/A
  • Adobe » Acrobat » Classic Edition
    Versions from including (>=) 17.011.30180 and up to, including, (<=) 17.011.30196
    cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:*:*:*:*:classic:*:*:*
    When used together with: Apple » Macos » Version: N/A
    When used together with: Microsoft » Windows » Version: N/A
  • Adobe » Acrobat Dc » Continuous Edition
    Versions from including (>=) 15.008.20082 and up to, including, (<=) 21.001.20155
    cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_dc:*:*:*:*:continuous:*:*:*
    When used together with: Apple » Macos » Version: N/A
    When used together with: Microsoft » Windows » Version: N/A
  • Adobe » Acrobat Reader Dc » Continuous Edition
    Versions from including (>=) 15.008.20082 and up to, including, (<=) 21.001.20155
    cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader_dc:*:*:*:*:continuous:*:*:*
    When used together with: Apple » Macos » Version: N/A
    When used together with: Microsoft » Windows » Version: N/A
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