Vulnerability Name:

CVE-2021-40731 (CCN-210891)

Assigned:2021-10-12
Published:2021-10-12
Updated:2021-10-15
Summary:Adobe Acrobat Reader DC version 21.007.20095 (and earlier), 21.007.20096 (and earlier), 20.004.30015 (and earlier), and 17.011.30202 (and earlier) is affected by an out-of-bounds write vulnerability when parsing a crafted JPEG2000 file, which could result in 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.
CVSS v3 Severity:7.8 High (CVSS v3.1 Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
6.8 Medium (Temporal CVSS v3.1 Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C)
Exploitability Metrics:Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope:Scope (S): Unchanged
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availibility (A): High
7.8 High (CCN CVSS v3.1 Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
6.8 Medium (CCN Temporal CVSS v3.1 Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C)
Exploitability Metrics:Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope:Scope (S): Unchanged
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availibility (A): High
CVSS v2 Severity:6.8 Medium (CCN CVSS v2 Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Exploitability Metrics:Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Athentication (Au): Single_Instance
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availibility (A): Complete
Vulnerability Type:CWE-787
Vulnerability Consequences:Gain Access
References:Source: MITRE
Type: CNA
CVE-2021-40731

Source: XF
Type: UNKNOWN
adobe-reader-cve202140731-code-exec(210891)

Source: CCN
Type: Adobe Security Bulletin APSB21-104
Security update available for Adobe Acrobat and Reader

Source: MISC
Type: UNKNOWN
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb21-104.html

Source: CCN
Type: ZDI-21-1163
Adobe Acrobat Reader DC JPEG2000 Parsing Out-Of-Bounds Write Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

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