Acrobat Reader DC version 21.007.20099 (and earlier), 20.004.30017 (and earlier) and 17.011.30204 (and earlier) are affected by a Null pointer dereference vulnerability when parsing a specially crafted file. An unauthenticated attacker could leverage this vulnerability to achieve an application denial-of-service in the context of the current user. Exploitation of this issue requires user interaction in that a victim must open a malicious file.
Published 2022-01-14 20:15:14
Updated 2022-01-21 20:03:36
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Memory CorruptionDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2021-44741

0.06%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 24 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2021-44741

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.3
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
8.6
2.9
NIST
5.5
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
1.8
3.6
NIST
3.3
LOW CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
1.8
1.4
Adobe Systems Incorporated

CWE ids for CVE-2021-44741

  • A NULL pointer dereference occurs when the application dereferences a pointer that it expects to be valid, but is NULL, typically causing a crash or exit.
    Assigned by:
    • nvd@nist.gov (Primary)
    • psirt@adobe.com (Secondary)

References for CVE-2021-44741

Products affected by CVE-2021-44741

  • Adobe » Acrobat Reader » Classic Edition
    Versions from including (>=) 17.011.30059 and up to, including, (<=) 17.011.30204
    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 (>=) 20.001.30005 and up to, including, (<=) 20.004.30017
    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 (>=) 17.011.30059 and up to, including, (<=) 17.011.30204
    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 (>=) 20.001.30005 and up to, including, (<=) 20.004.30017
    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, (<=) 21.007.20099
    cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_dc:*:*:*:*:continuous:*:*:*
    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, (<=) 21.007.20099
    cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader_dc:*:*:*:*:continuous:*:*:*
    When used together with: Microsoft » Windows » Version: N/A
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