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Adobe Critical Security Updates October 2021

Adobe has released security updates providing fixes for 66 critical vulnerabilities in Adobe After Effects, Premiere Pro, Photoshop, etc. A total of 92 security vulnerabilities have been patched in this release. Most of these vulnerabilities could lead to arbitrary code execution on successful exploitation. These flaws mainly affect Windows and macOS platforms. The vulnerability in Adobe XMP Toolkit SDK affects all platforms.

The issues were reported by some members of the Topsec Alpha Team.

Adobe After Effects, Bridge, and Animate received fixes for 9 critical vulnerabilities each. Adobe Character Animator and Premiere Pro received fixes for 3 critical vulnerabilities each. Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop received fixes for 2 critical vulnerabilities each. Adobe Media Encoder and XMP Toolkit SDK received fixes for 4 critical vulnerabilities each. Adobe Audition received fixes for six critical vulnerabilities. Adobe Prelude received fixes for seven critical vulnerabilities. Adobe Lightroom Classic received fixes for one critical vulnerability. Adobe Premiere Elements received fixes for five critical vulnerabilities.


Adobe Security Bulletin Summary for October 2021

Product: Adobe After Effects
Advisory/CVEs: APSB21-79
Severity: Critical and Important
Affected Version: 18.4.1 and earlier versions
Impact: Arbitrary code execution, Application denial-of-service


Product: Adobe Audition
Advisory/CVEs: APSB21-92
Severity: Critical and Important
Affected Version: 14.4 and earlier versions
Impact: Arbitrary code execution, Application denial of service


Product: Adobe Bridge
Advisory/CVEs: APSB21-94
Severity: Critical
Affected Version: 11.1.1 and earlier versions
Impact: Arbitrary code execution and Memory leak


Product: Adobe Character Animator
Advisory/CVEs: APSB21-95
Severity: Critical, Important, and Moderate
Affected Version: 4.4 and earlier versions
Impact: Arbitrary code execution and file service reads, privilege escalation, and Application denial of service


Product: Adobe Prelude
Advisory/CVEs: APSB21-96
Severity: Critical and Important
Affected Version: 10.1 and earlier versions
Impact: Arbitrary code execution, Memory leak, and Application denial of service


Product: Adobe Lightroom Classic
Advisory/CVEs: APSB21-97
Severity: Critical
Affected Version: 10.3 and earlier versions
Impact: Arbitrary code execution


Product: Adobe Illustrator
Advisory/CVEs: APSB21-98
Severity: Critical and Important
Affected Version: 25.4.1 and earlier versions
Impact: Arbitrary code execution, Memory leak, and Application denial of service


Product: Adobe Media Encoder
Advisory/CVEs: APSB21-99
Severity: Critical and Important
Affected Version: 15.4.1 and earlier versions
Impact: Arbitrary code execution, Memory leak, and Application denial of service


Product: Adobe Premiere Pro
Advisory/CVEs: APSB21-100
Severity: Critical and Important
Affected Version: 15.4.1 and earlier versions
Impact: Arbitrary code execution, privilege escalation, and Application denial of service


Product: Adobe Animate
Advisory/CVEs: APSB21-105
Severity: Critical and Important
Affected Version: 21.0.9 and earlier versions
Impact: Arbitrary code execution and privilege escalation


Product: Adobe Premiere Elements
Advisory/CVEs: APSB21-106
Severity: Critical and Important
Affected Version: 2021 [build 19.0 (20210809.daily.2242976) and earlier]
Impact: Arbitrary code execution, Memory leak, and Application denial of service


Product: Adobe InDesign
Advisory/CVEs: APSB21-107
Severity: Critical and Important
Affected Version: 16.4 and earlier versions
Impact: Arbitrary code execution and Application denial of service


Product: Adobe XMP Toolkit SDK
Advisory/CVEs: APSB21-108
Severity: Critical and Important
Affected Version: 2021.07 and earlier versions
Impact: Arbitrary code execution and Application denial of service


Product: Adobe Photoshop
Advisory/CVEs: APSB21-109
Severity: Critical and Moderate
Affected Version: 22.5.1 and earlier versions
Impact: Arbitrary code execution and privilege escalation


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