Adobe Media Encoder version 15.2 (and earlier) is affected by an uninitialized pointer vulnerability when parsing a specially crafted file. An unauthenticated attacker could leverage this vulnerability to read arbitrary file system information in the context of the current user. Exploitation of this issue requires user interaction in that a victim must open a malicious file.
Published 2021-08-20 19:15:11
Updated 2021-08-25 20:09:24
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Vulnerability category: Input validation

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2021-36014

0.11%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 44 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2021-36014

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.3
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
8.6
2.9
NIST
3.3
LOW CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N
1.8
1.4
NIST
3.3
LOW CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N
1.8
1.4
Adobe Systems Incorporated

CWE ids for CVE-2021-36014

  • The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.
    Assigned by: psirt@adobe.com (Secondary)
  • The product accesses or uses a pointer that has not been initialized.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2021-36014

Products affected by CVE-2021-36014

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