Adobe Security Bulletin

Security updates available for Adobe Photoshop Elements | APSB21-77

Bulletin ID

Date Published

Priority

ASPB21-77

September 14, 2021      

3

Summary

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

Affected Versions

Product

Version

Platform

Photoshop Elements

2021 [build 19.0 (20210304.m.156367) and earlier]     

Windows and macOS    

Solution

Adobe categorizes these updates with the following priority ratingsand recommends users to download the new installer and upgrade their installations.     

Product

Version

Platform

Priority

Availability

Photoshop Elements
  

2021 [build 19.0 (20210811.m.158081)]

Windows and macOS          

3

Note:

To verify the version of Photoshop Elements on your system, please follow the following steps:  

  • Help
  • About Photoshop Elements menu
  • The splash screen would show the current version and build number.

Vulnerability details

Vulnerability Category

Vulnerability Impact

Severity

CVSS base score 

CVE Numbers

Out-of-bounds Write

(CWE-787)

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-2021-39825 

Acknowledgments

Adobe would like to thank Nam Le (khangkito) for reporting these issues 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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