Adobe Prelude MP4 File Parsing Uninitialized Variable Information Disclosure Vulnerability [CVE-2021-36007]

CVE number – CVE-2021-36007

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to disclose sensitive information on affected installations of Adobe Prelude. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file.

The specific flaw exists within the parsing of MP4 files. The issue results from the lack of proper initialization of memory prior to accessing it. An attacker can leverage this in conjunction with other vulnerabilities to execute arbitrary code in the context of the current process.

Adobe has issued an update to correct this vulnerability.

More details can be found at:
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/prelude/apsb21-58.html

Duncan Newell

Duncan is a technology professional with over 20 years experience of working in various IT roles. He has a interest in cyber security, and has a wide range of other skills in radio, electronics and telecommunications.

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