Security Updates Available for Adobe Illustrator | APSB21-02
Bulletin ID Date Published Priority
ASPB21-02  January 12, 2021       3


Adobe has released an update for Adobe Illustrator 2020. This update resolves a critical vulnerability that could lead to arbitrary code execution in the context of current user.       

Affected Versions

Product Version Platform
Illustrator 2020
25.0  and earlier versions   


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 Availability
Illustrator 2020       25.1
Windows and macOS 3 Download Page

Vulnerability details

Vulnerability Category Vulnerability Impact Severity CVE Numbers
Uncontrolled Search Path Element 
Arbitrary code execution   Critical


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