Adobe Security Bulletin
Security updates available for Adobe Photoshop CC | APSB19-56
Bulletin ID Date Published Priority
APSB19-56 December 10, 2019 3


Adobe has released updates for Photoshop CC for Windows and macOS. These updates resolve multiple critical vulnerabilities.  Successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution in the context of the current user. 

Affected Product Versions

Product Affected version Platform
Photoshop CC  20.0.7 and earlier Windows and macOS
Photoshop CC  21.0.1 and earlier Windows and macOS


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 Updated versions Platform Priority
Photoshop CC  20.0.8 Windows and macOS 3
Photoshop CC 21.0.2 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 CVE Number
Memory Corruption Arbitrary code execution Critical




Adobe would like to thank Honggang Ren of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs for reporting these issues and for working with Adobe to help protect our customers.