Adobe Security Bulletin

Security Updates Available for Adobe Character Animator | APSB21-59

Bulletin ID

Date Published

Priority

ASPB21-59

July 20, 2021     

3

Summary

Adobe has released an update for Adobe Character Animator for Windows and macOS. This update resolves a critical and an important vulnerability.  Successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution in the context of the current user. 

Affected Versions

Product

Version

Platform

Character Animator 2020 

4.2 and earlier versions     

Windows

Solution

Adobe categorizes these updates with the following priority ratings 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 Rating

Availability

Character Animator 2020      

4.4

Windows and macOS

3

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

CVSS base score 

CVE Numbers

Out-of-bounds Read

(CWE-125)

Memory leak

Important

4

CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N

CVE-2021-36001

Access of Memory Location After End of Buffer

(CWE-788)

Arbitrary Code Execution       

Critical 

8.8

CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

CVE-2021-36000

Acknowledgments

Adobe would like to thank the following researchers for reporting these issues and for working with Adobe to help protect our customers:   

  • Francis Provencher {PRL} working with Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative (CVE-2021-36001)
  • CQY of Topsec Alpha Team (yjdfy) (CVE-2021-36000)

Revisions

July 29, 2021: Updated the Vulnerability Impact for CVE-2021-36001.


For more information, visit https://helpx.adobe.com/security.html , or email PSIRT@adobe.com 

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