Adobe Security Bulletin
Security Updates Available for Adobe Lightroom | APSB20-74
Bulletin ID Date Published Priority
December 08, 2020     


Adobe has released updates for Adobe Lightroom Classic for Windows and macOS. This update addresses a critical vulnerability. Successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution in the context of the current user.  

Affected Versions

Product Version Platform
Lightroom Classic
10.0 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 Rating Availability
Lightroom Classic        
10.1 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 Element 
Arbitrary Code Execution        




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. 


December 10, 2020: Added acknowledgement for CVE-2020-24447.