Adobe Creative Cloud Desktop Application up to 5.3 CCXProcess untrusted search path
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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, has been found in Adobe Creative Cloud Desktop Application up to 5.3 (Cloud Software). This issue affects an unknown function of the component CCXProcess. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-426. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:
Adobe Creative Cloud Desktop Application version 5.3 (and earlier) is affected by an Unquoted Service Path vulnerability in CCXProcess that could allow an attacker to achieve arbitrary code execution in the process of the current user. Exploitation of this issue requires user interaction
The weakness was disclosed 03/13/2021. It is possible to read the advisory at helpx.adobe.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2021-21078 since 12/18/2020. The exploitation is known to be difficult. Attacking locally is a requirement. Additional levels of successful authentication are required for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available.
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CVSSv3VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.2
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ExploitingClass: Privilege escalation
Status: Not defined
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Timeline12/18/2020 CVE assigned
03/13/2021 +85 days Advisory disclosed
03/13/2021 +0 days VulDB entry created
04/01/2021 +19 days VulDB last update
CVE: CVE-2021-21078 (🔒)
EntryCreated: 03/13/2021 07:47 AM
Updated: 04/01/2021 07:54 AM
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