Adobe After Effects version 18.2 (and earlier) is affected by a Heap-based Buffer Overflow vulnerability when parsing a specially crafted file. 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 18:15:10
Updated 2021-08-31 15:27:07
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Vulnerability category: OverflowMemory Corruption

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2021-28608

0.32%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 71 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2021-28608

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
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-2021-28608

  • 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 (Secondary)
  • The product writes data past the end, or before the beginning, of the intended buffer.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2021-28608

Products affected by CVE-2021-28608

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