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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
APSB21-85 Security update available for Adobe XMP Toolkit SDK
15 September 2021
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Adobe XMP-Toolkit-SDK
Operating System: UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access: Access Confidential Data -- Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2021-40716
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Security Updates Available for Adobe XMP Toolkit SDK | APSB21-85
Bulletin ID Date Published Priority
APSB21-85 September 14, 2021 3
Adobe has released updates for XMP Toolkit SDK. These updates resolve an
important vulnerability. Successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary file
system read in the context of the current user.
Product Affected version Platform
Adobe XMP-Toolkit-SDK 2021.07 and earlier versions All
Adobe categorizes these updates with the following priority ratings and
recommends users update their installation to the newest.
Product Updated version Platform Priority rating Availability
Adobe XMP-Toolkit-SDK 2021.08 All 3 Release Note
Vulnerability Vulnerability CVSS
Category Impact Severity base CVSS vector CVE Number
Out-of-bounds Arbitrary CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/
Read file system Important 5.5 PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/ CVE-2021-40716
( CWE-125 )
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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