Adobe Reader <= 15.006.30456 / 17.011.30105 / 19.008.20080 Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB18-41) (macOS)

High Nessus Plugin ID 119674


The version of Adobe Reader installed on the remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The version of Adobe Reader installed on the remote macOS or Mac OS X host is a version prior or equal to 15.006.30456, 17.011.30105, or 19.008.20080. It is, therefore, affected by multiple arbitrary code execution, privilege escalation, and information disclosure vulnerabilities.

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 Reader 2015.006.30461 / 2017.011.30110 / 2019.010.20064 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 119674

File Name: macosx_adobe_reader_apsb18-41.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2018/12/14

Updated: 2019/04/05

Dependencies: 55420

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-15998

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/MacOSX/Version, installed_sw/Adobe Reader

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/12/11

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/12/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-15998, CVE-2018-15987, CVE-2018-16004, CVE-2018-19720, CVE-2018-16045, CVE-2018-16044, CVE-2018-19715, CVE-2018-19713, CVE-2018-19708, CVE-2018-19707, CVE-2018-19700, CVE-2018-19698, CVE-2018-16046, CVE-2018-16040, CVE-2018-16039, CVE-2018-16037, CVE-2018-16036, CVE-2018-16029, CVE-2018-16027, CVE-2018-16026, CVE-2018-16025, CVE-2018-16014, CVE-2018-16008, CVE-2018-16003, CVE-2018-15994, CVE-2018-15993, CVE-2018-15992, CVE-2018-15991, CVE-2018-15990, CVE-2018-19702, CVE-2018-16016, CVE-2018-16000, CVE-2018-15999, CVE-2018-15988, CVE-2018-19716, CVE-2018-16021, CVE-2018-12830, CVE-2018-19717, CVE-2018-19714, CVE-2018-19712, CVE-2018-19711, CVE-2018-19710, CVE-2018-19709, CVE-2018-19706, CVE-2018-19705, CVE-2018-19704, CVE-2018-19703, CVE-2018-19701, CVE-2018-19699, CVE-2018-16047, CVE-2018-16043, CVE-2018-16041, CVE-2018-16038, CVE-2018-16035, CVE-2018-16034, CVE-2018-16033, CVE-2018-16032, CVE-2018-16031, CVE-2018-16030, CVE-2018-16028, CVE-2018-16024, CVE-2018-16023, CVE-2018-16022, CVE-2018-16020, CVE-2018-16019, CVE-2018-16017, CVE-2018-16015, CVE-2018-16013, CVE-2018-16012, CVE-2018-16010, CVE-2018-16006, CVE-2018-16005, CVE-2018-16002, CVE-2018-16001, CVE-2018-15997, CVE-2018-15996, CVE-2018-15989, CVE-2018-15985, CVE-2018-15984, CVE-2018-19719, CVE-2018-16009, CVE-2018-16007, CVE-2018-15995, CVE-2018-15986, CVE-2018-16042