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

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 102325


An application installed on the the remote macOS or Mac OS X host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The version of Adobe Digital Editions installed on the remote macOS or Mac OS X 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)


Upgrade to Adobe Digital Editions version 4.5.6 or later.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 102325

File Name: macosx_adobe_digital_editions_apsb17-27.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2017/08/09

Modified: 2017/11/16

Dependencies: 72170

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: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/MacOSX/Version, installed_sw/Adobe Digital Editions

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