2021-28551 | Adobe Acrobat Reader out-of-bounds read (apsb21-29)
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A vulnerability was found in Adobe Acrobat Reader up to 2017.011.30196/2020.001.30025/2021.001.20155 (Document Reader Software). It has been declared as critical. This vulnerability affects an unknown code block. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-125. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:
Acrobat Reader DC versions versions 2021.001.20155 (and earlier), 2020.001.30025 (and earlier) and 2017.011.30196 (and earlier) are affected by an Out-of-bounds read vulnerability. 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.
The weakness was presented 08/25/2021 as apsb21-29. The advisory is available at helpx.adobe.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2021-28551 since 03/16/2021. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 08/29/2021).
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VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.0
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