Security Vulnerability Update — Adobe Framemaker

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Security Vulnerability Update — Adobe Framemaker

Adobe has released security updates for its products causing Boundary Condition problem.

CVE-2021-21056 — Adobe Framemaker

Adobe has released a security update for Adobe Framemaker. The specific flaw exists within the parsing of PDF files. Crafted data in a PDF file can trigger a read past the end of an allocated buffer. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of the current process.

However, this vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of Adobe FrameMaker.

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But, User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file.

However, Successful exploitation of this vulnerability can lead to arbitrary code execution on the system with the privileges of the victim or cause the application to crash resulting in a dos condition.

Also, This update addresses a critical vulnerability as caused due to Boundary Condition problem.

Vulnerability Rating:CVSS v3.0
Base Score:8.4
Base Metrics:CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Vulnerability Rating: CVSS v2.0
Base Score:7.2
Base Metrics:CVSS:2.0/AV:L/AC:L/AU:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Affected Versions

The vulnerable products include:

Adobe Framemaker2019.0.8 and belowWindows


Adobe categorizes these updates with the following priority ratings and recommends users update their installation to the newest version:

Adobe Framemaker2020.0.2Windows3

By | 2021-03-16T20:19:15+05:30 March 16th, 2021|Security Update, Software Issues|

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