CVE-2021-40709

Published on: 09/27/2021 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 10/01/2021 12:50:00 PM UTC

CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Certain versions of Photoshop 2020 from Adobe contain the following vulnerability:

Adobe Photoshop versions 21.2.11 (and earlier) and 22.5 (and earlier) are affected by a Buffer Overflow vulnerability when parsing a specially crafted SVG 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.

  • CVE-2021-40709 has been assigned by URL Logo [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as HIGH severity.
  • Affected Vendor/Software: URL Logo Adobe - Photoshop version <= 21.2.11
  • Affected Vendor/Software: URL Logo Adobe - Photoshop version <= 22.5
  • Affected Vendor/Software: URL Logo Adobe - Photoshop version <= None
  • Affected Vendor/Software: URL Logo Adobe - Photoshop version <= None

CVSS3 Score: 7.8 - HIGH

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
LOCAL LOW NONE REQUIRED
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
UNCHANGED HIGH HIGH HIGH

CVSS2 Score: 9.3 - HIGH

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
NETWORK MEDIUM NONE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
COMPLETE COMPLETE COMPLETE

CVE References

Description Tags Link
Adobe Security Bulletin helpx.adobe.com
text/html
URL Logo MISC helpx.adobe.com/security/products/photoshop/apsb21-84.html

Related QID Numbers

  • 375852 Adobe Photoshop Multiple Security Vulnerabilities (APSB21-84)

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
ApplicationAdobePhotoshop 2020AllAllAllAll
ApplicationAdobePhotoshop 2021AllAllAllAll
Operating
System
AppleMacos-AllAllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows-AllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:a:adobe:photoshop_2020:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:adobe:photoshop_2021:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:apple:macos:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:

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