Adobe Security Bulletin
Security updates available for Adobe Photoshop | APSB21-01
Bulletin ID Date Published Priority
APSB21-01 January 12, 2021      


Adobe has released updates for Photoshop 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 Affected version Platform
Photoshop 2021 22.1  and earlier version  
Windows and macOS


CVE-2021-21006 does not impact 21.x versions of Photoshop. 


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 2021 22.1.1
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
Heap-based Buffer Overflow Arbitrary code execution