Zero-Day Advisory

Fortinet Discovers Adobe Illustrator Memory Corruption Vulnerability

Summary

Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs has discovered a memory corruption vulnerability in Adobe Illustrator.


Illustrator is a vector graphics editor and design program. It's used to create everything from gorgeous web and mobile graphics to logos, icons, book illustrations, product packaging, etc.


A memory corruption vulnerability has been discovered in Illustrator by FortiGuard Labs. The vulnerability is caused by a crafted SVG file. It could allow malicious users to create code execution scenarios.

Solutions

FortiGuard Labs released the following FortiGate IPS signature which covers this specific vulnerability:

Adobe.Illustrator.CVE-2020-24413.Memory.Corruption
Released Oct 20, 2020

Use the solution provided by Adobe.

Timeline

Fortinet reported the vulnerability to Adobe on May 9, 2020.
Adobe confirmed the vulnerability on October 20, 2020.
Adobe patched the vulnerability on October 20, 2020..

Acknowledgement

This vulnerability was discovered by Honggang Ren of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs.

IPS Subscription

Fortinet customers who subscribe to Fortinet's intrusion prevention (IPS) service should be protected against this vulnerability with the appropriate configuration parameters in place. Fortinet's IPS service is one component of FortiGuard Subscription Services, which also offer comprehensive solutions such as antivirus, Web content filtering and antispam capabilities. These services enable protection against threats on both application and network layers. FortiGuard Services are continuously updated by FortiGuard Labs, which enables Fortinet to deliver a combination of multi-layered security intelligence and true zero-day protection from new and emerging threats. These updates are delivered to all FortiGate, FortiMail and FortiClient products. Fortinet strictly follows responsible disclosure guidelines to ensure optimum protection during a threat's lifecycle.