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     APSB21-59 Security update available for Adobe Character Animator
                               21 July 2021


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           Adobe Character Animator
Publisher:         Adobe
Operating System:  Windows
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Increased Privileges            -- Existing Account            
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2021-36001 CVE-2021-36000 

Original Bulletin: 

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Security Updates Available for Adobe Character Animator | APSB21-59

Bulletin ID                  Date Published                Priority

ASPB21-59                  July 20, 2021                     3


Adobe has released an update for Adobe Character Animator for Windows and
macOS. This update resolves a critical and an important vulnerability.
Successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution in the context
of the current user.

Affected Versions

Product                           Version                Platform

Character Animator 2020          4.2 and earlier versions           Windows


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

Character Animator     4.4     Windows and      3               Download Center
2020                           macOS

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

Vulnerability details

  Vulnerability   Vulnerability           CVSS
    Category         Impact     Severity  base    CVSS vector     CVE Numbers

Out-of-bounds                                   CVSS:3.1/AV:L/
Read              Privilege     Important 4     AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/  CVE-2021-36001
                  escalation                    S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N
( CWE-125 )

Access of Memory
Location After    Arbitrary                     CVSS:3.1/AV:N/
End of Buffer     Code          Critical  8.8   AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/  CVE-2021-36000
                  Execution                     S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
( CWE-788 )


Adobe would like to thank the following researchers for reporting these issues
and for working with Adobe to help protect our customers:

  o Francis Provencher {PRL} working with Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative
  o CQY of Topsec Alpha Team (yjdfy) (CVE-2021-36000)

For more information, visit https://helpx.adobe.com/security.html , or email

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