Adobe Security Bulletin

Security updates available for Adobe Experience Manager | APSB21-82

Bulletin ID

Date Published

Priority

APSB21-82

September 14, 2021 

2

Summary

Adobe has released updates for Adobe Experience Manager (AEM). These updates resolve vulnerabilities rated critical and Important.  Successful exploitation of these vulnerabilities could result in arbitrary code execution . 

Affected product versions

Product Version Platform

 

Adobe Experience Manager (AEM)

AEM Cloud Service (CS)
All
6.5.9.0 and earlier versions 
All

Solution

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

Product

Version

Platform

Priority

Availability

 

Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) 

AEM Cloud Service (CS)
All 2 Release Notes

6.5.10.0 

All

2

AEM 6.5 Service Pack Release Notes   
Note:

Customers running on Adobe Experience Manager’s Cloud Service will automatically receive updates that include new features as well as security and functionality bug fixes.  

Note:

Please contact Adobe customer care for assistance with AEM versions 6.4, 6.3 and 6.2.

Vulnerability details

Vulnerability Category

Vulnerability Impact

Severity

CVSS base score 

CVE Number 

Cross-site Scripting (XSS)

(CWE-79)

Arbitrary code execution

Critical

7.5

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

CVE-2021-40711

Improper Input Validation (CWE-20)

Application denial-of-service

Important

6.5

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

CVE-2021-40712

Improper Certificate Validation (CWE-295)

Security feature bypass

Important

5.9

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

CVE-2021-40713

Cross-site Scripting (XSS)

(CWE-79)

Arbitrary code execution

Important

6.4

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

CVE-2021-40714

Updates to dependencies

Dependency
Vulnerability Impact
Affected Versions
Iodash
Arbitrary code execution

AEM CS  

AEM 6.5.9.0 and earlier 

Apache Sling Path Traversal

AEM CS  

AEM 6.5.9.0 and earlier 

Jetty
Denial of service

AEM CS  

AEM 6.5.9.0 and earlier 

Jackson-Databind
Unchecked allocation of byte buffer

AEM CS   

AEM 6.5.9.0 and earlier  

Acknowledgments

Adobe would like to thank Lorenzo (CVE-2021-40711, CVE-2021-40712) for reporting this issue and for working with Adobe to help protect our customers.


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

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