Beware of Malicious Files in Adobe Substance 3D Stager

CVSScvssV3_1: 7.8

Adobe Substance 3D Stager, a 3D modeling tool, is affected by a vulnerability that could allow hackers to take control of your computer. The technical ID for this issue is CVE-2023-26388 and it has been given a CVSS score of 7.8 out of 10 for its potential impact.

This vulnerability is an “improper input validation” flaw, which means the software fails to properly sanitize user-supplied input before using it. In this case, hackers could craft a malicious file that, once opened by a victim using Adobe Substance 3D Stager, would exploit this vulnerability to run malicious code on the victim’s computer under their user privileges. This could allow the installation of malware, ransomware or other nasty programs without the user’s knowledge.

To stay protected, users should avoid opening files from unknown or untrusted sources when using Adobe Substance 3D Stager. It’s also a good idea to keep your software updated with the latest patches, as Adobe may release an update to fix this vulnerability. Being cautious about the files you open is one of the best ways to avoid falling victim to attacks like this. Stay safe out there!