Adobe Creative Cloud Desktop < 4.6.1 Privilege Escalation Vulnerability (APSB18-32)

High Nessus Plugin ID 112191


An application installed on the remote host is affected by a
privilege escalation vulnerability.


The version of Adobe Creative Cloud Desktop installed on the remote
Windows host is prior to 4.6.1. It is, therefore,
affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability
as noted in the APSB18-32 advisory.

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead
relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Upgrade to Adobe Creative Cloud Desktop version 4.6.1 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 112191

File Name: adobe_creative_cloud_4_6_1.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2018/08/30

Modified: 2019/02/14

Dependencies: 91388

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-12829

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:adobe:creative_cloud

Patch Publication Date: 2018/08/28

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/08/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12829