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CVE-2021-42531

Published: 2 May 2022

XMP Toolkit SDK version 2021.07 (and earlier) is affected by a stack-based buffer overflow vulnerability potentially resulting in arbitrary code execution in the context of the current user. Exploitation requires user interaction in that a victim must open a crafted file.

Notes

AuthorNote
mdeslaur
fixed in adobe's 2021.08 code drop

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

7.8

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
exempi
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (2.4.5-2ubuntu0.1)
focal
Released (2.5.1-1ubuntu0.1)
impish
Released (2.5.2-1ubuntu0.21.10.1)
jammy
Released (2.5.2-1ubuntu0.22.04.1)
kinetic Not vulnerable
(2.6.1-2)
lunar Not vulnerable
(2.6.1-2)
mantic Not vulnerable
(2.6.1-2)
noble Not vulnerable
(2.6.1-2)
upstream
Released (2.6.0-1)
xenial Needed

Patches:
upstream: https://cgit.freedesktop.org/exempi/commit/?h=2.6.0&id=77a3fe7096f8ebf301e2bfe1e6dc023b4ff6dc48

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 7.8
Attack vector Local
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required None
User interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity impact High
Availability impact High
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H