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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
APSB21-46 Security update available for Adobe Photoshop Elements
9 June 2021
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Adobe Photoshop Elements
Operating System: Windows
Impact/Access: Increased Privileges -- Existing Account
Create Arbitrary Files -- Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2021-28597
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Security updates available for Adobe Photoshop Elements | APSB21-46
Bulletin ID Date Published Priority
ASPB21-46 June 08, 2021 3
Adobe has released updates for Photoshop Elements for Windows and macOS. These
updates resolve an important vulnerability. Successful exploitation could lead
to privilege escalation in the context of the current user.
Product Version Platform
Photoshop Elements (installer) 5.2 and earlier versions Windows and macOS
Adobe categorizes these updates with the following priority ratings and
recommends users to download the new installer and upgrade their installations.
Product Version Platform Priority Availability
Photoshop Elements 5.3 Windows and 3 Download Center
Vulnerability Vulnerability CVSS
Category Impact Severity base CVSS vector CVE Numbers
Temporary File in CVSS:3.1/AV:L
Directory with Privilege /AC:L/PR:N/
Incorrect escalation Important 6.2 UI:N/S:U/C:N/ CVE-2021-28597
( CWE-379 )
Adobe would like to thank CQY of Topsec Alpha Team (yjdfy) for reporting these
issues and for working with Adobe to help protect our customers.
For more information, visit https://helpx.adobe.com/security.html , or email
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