Adobe Security Bulletin
Security hotfix available for Adobe Captivate | APSB21-06
Bulletin ID Date Published Priority
APSB21-06 January 12, 2021 3


Adobe has released a security hotfix for Adobe Captivate.  This hotfix addresses an important vulnerability.  Successful exploitation could lead to privilege escalation in the context of the current user.             

Affected versions

Product Version Platform
Adobe Captivate 2019 and earlier versions   Windows 


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 Captivate 2019    Hotfix Windows 
3 Tech note


1.     Download

2.     Unzip the file

3.     Replace the existing server.js file in “C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Captivate 2019 x64\ns”

4.     Restart Adobe Captivate

Vulnerability details

Vulnerability Category Vulnerability Impact Severity CVE Number
Uncontrolled Search Path Element Privilege Escalation  Important CVE-2021-21011


Adobe would like to thank Xavier DANEST from Decathlon for reporting this issue and for working with Adobe to help protect our customers.