Adobe Security Bulletin
Security Updates Available for Adobe Prelude | APSB20-70
Bulletin ID Date Published Priority
December 8, 2020   


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

Affected Versions

Product Version Platform
Adobe Prelude  9.0.1  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 Rating Availability
Adobe Prelude  9.0.2
Windows and macOS 3 Download Center

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 Numbers
Uncontrolled search path
Arbitrary code execution Critical



Adobe would like to thank  Hou JingYi (@hjy79425575) of Qihoo 360 CERT  for reporting these issues and for working with Adobe to help protect our customers.