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Last Modified on: 01/14/2022 09:37:00 PM UTC


Certain versions of Acrobat Reader from Adobe contain the following vulnerability:

Acrobat Reader DC version 21.007.20099 (and earlier), 20.004.30017 (and earlier) and 17.011.30204 (and earlier) are affected by a Violation of Secure Design Principles that could lead to a Security feature bypass. Acrobat Reader DC displays a warning message when a user clicks on a PDF file, which could be used by an attacker to mislead the user. In affected versions, this warning message does not include custom protocols when used by the sender. User interaction is required to abuse this vulnerability as they would need to click 'allow' on the warning message of a malicious file.

  • CVE-2021-44714 has been assigned by URL Logo [email protected] to track the vulnerability
  • Affected Vendor/Software: URL Logo Adobe - Acrobat Reader version <= 21.007.20099
  • Affected Vendor/Software: URL Logo Adobe - Acrobat Reader version <= 20.004.30017
  • Affected Vendor/Software: URL Logo Adobe - Acrobat Reader version <= 17.011.30204
  • Affected Vendor/Software: URL Logo Adobe - Acrobat Reader version <= None

CVE References

Description Tags Link
Adobe Security Bulletin

Related QID Numbers

  • 376233 Adobe Security Update for Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader (APSB22-01)

Known Affected Software

Vendor Product Version
Adobe Acrobat_Reader<= 21.007.20099
Adobe Acrobat_Reader<= 20.004.30017
Adobe Acrobat_Reader<= 17.011.30204
Adobe Acrobat_Reader<= None

Social Mentions

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