Vulnerability CVE-2021-28640


Published: 2021-08-20

Description:
Acrobat Reader DC versions 2021.005.20054 (and earlier), 2020.004.30005 (and earlier) and 2017.011.30197 (and earlier) are affected by an Use-after-free vulnerability. An authenticated 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.

Type:

CWE-416

(Use After Free)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6/10
6.4/10
6.8/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
Single time
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Adobe -> Acrobat dc 
Adobe -> Acrobat reader dc 

 References:
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb21-51.html

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