Adobe Digital Editions < 4.5.6 Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB17-27)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 102324


An application installed on the remote Windows host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The version of Adobe Digital Editions installed on the remote Windows host is prior to 4.5.6. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- An XML external entity (XXE) parsing flaw exists that can lead to information disclosure. (CVE-2017-11272)

- An unspecified buffer overflow vulnerability may result in the execution of arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-11274)

- Multiple unspecified memory corruption flaws exist that can cause a memory address disclosure. (CVE-2017-3091, CVE-2017-11275, CVE-2017-11276, CVE-2017-11277, CVE-2017-11278, CVE-2017-11279, CVE-2017-11280)


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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 102324

File Name: adobe_digital_editions_apsb17-27.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2017/08/09

Modified: 2017/11/16

Dependencies: 72169

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:adobe:digital_editions

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Adobe Digital Editions, SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/08/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/08/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-3091, CVE-2017-11272, CVE-2017-11274, CVE-2017-11275, CVE-2017-11276, CVE-2017-11277, CVE-2017-11278, CVE-2017-11279, CVE-2017-11280

OSVDB: 162720, 162722, 162727, 162728, 162729, 162730, 162731, 162732, 162733