Adobe Security Bulletin

Security updates available for Adobe Animate | APSB21-03

Bulletin ID

Date Published

Priority

ASPB21-03 

January 12, 2021      

3

Summary

Adobe has released an update for Adobe Animate. This update resolves a critical vulnerability.  Successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution in the context of the current user. 

Affected Versions

Product

Version

Platform

Adobe Animate

21.0 and earlier versions      

Windows

Solution

Adobe categorizes this update with the following  priority rating and recommends users update their installation to the newest version via the Creative Cloud desktop app's update mechanism.  For more information, please reference this help page.

Product

Version

Platform

Priority

Availability

Adobe Animate       

21.0.2  

Windows and macOS

3

Download Center     

For managed environments, IT administrators can use the Admin Console to deploy Creative Cloud applications to end users. Refer to this help page for more information.  

Vulnerability details

Vulnerability Category

Vulnerability Impact

Severity

CVE Numbers

Uncontrolled Search Path Element 

Arbitrary code execution

Critical

CVE-2021-21008

Acknowledgments

Adobe would like to thank the following individuals and organizations for reporting the relevant issues and for working with Adobe to help protect our customers:   

  • Hou JingYi (@hjy79425575) of Qihoo 360 CERT
  • Yongjun Liu of nsfocus security team.    
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