2021-28636 | Adobe Acrobat Reader uncontrolled search path (APSB21-51)
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A vulnerability was found in Adobe Acrobat Reader up to 2017.011.30197/2020.004.30005/2021.005.20054 (Document Reader Software). It has been declared as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is some unknown functionality. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-427. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.
The weakness was published 07/13/2021 as APSB21-51. It is possible to read the advisory at helpx.adobe.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2021-28636 since 03/16/2021. The exploitation appears to be easy. Attacking locally is a requirement. A single authentication is required for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The pricing for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 07/17/2021).
Upgrading to version 2017.011.30199, 2020.004.30006 or 2021.005.20058 eliminates this vulnerability.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.1
VulDB Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Temp Score: 5.1
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Class: Privilege escalation
Status: Not defined
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Active APT Groups: 🔍Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Acrobat Reader 2017.011.30199/2020.004.30006/2021.005.20058
03/16/2021 CVE assigned
07/13/2021 +118 days Advisory disclosed
07/13/2021 +0 days VulDB entry created
07/17/2021 +4 days VulDB last updateVendor: https://www.adobe.com/
CVE: CVE-2021-28636 (🔒)
Created: 07/13/2021 22:28
Updated: 07/17/2021 07:56
Changes: (4) source_cve_assigned vulnerability_cvss2_vuldb_tempscore vulnerability_cvss3_vuldb_tempscore vulnerability_cvss3_meta_tempscore
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