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Uncontrolled Search Path Element


Severity High
Score 7.8/10


Adobe Premiere Elements version 2020v20 (and earlier) is affected by an Uncontrolled Search Path Element which could lead to Privilege Escalation. An attacker could leverage this vulnerability to obtain admin using an existing low-privileged user. Exploitation of this issue does not require user interaction.

  • LOW
  • HIGH
  • NONE
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  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-427 - Uncontrolled Search Path Element

The product uses a fixed or controlled search path to find resources, but one or more locations in that path can be under the control of unintended actors.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published