Adobe Security Bulletin

Security update available for Adobe Acrobat Reader for Android | APSB21-89  

Bulletin ID

Date Published

Priority

ASPB21-89

October 12, 2021     

3

Summary

Adobe has released a security update for Adobe Acrobat Reader for Android. This update addresses  an important vulnerability. Successful exploitation could lead to information disclosure in the context of the current user. 
         

Affected Versions

Product

Version

Platform

Adobe Acrobat Reader for Android 
        

21.8.0  and earlier version         

All Android versions

Solution

Adobe categorizes these updates with the following priority ratings and recommends users update their installation to the latest version:         

Product

Version

Platform

Priority Rating

Availability

Adobe Reader Mobile        

21.9.0

All supported Android versions 7.0 and above 

3

Vulnerability details

Vulnerability Category

Vulnerability Impact

Severity

CVE Numbers

Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal') (CWE-22

Arbitrary code execution 

Important  

CVE-2021-40724 

Acknowledgements

Adobe would like to thank hulkvision_ for reporting this issue and for working with Adobe to help protect our customers

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