Adobe Lightroom Classic <= Privilege Escalation (APSB20-51)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 139602

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VPR Score: 6.7


The remote host has an application installed that is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability.


The version of Adobe Lightroom Classic installed on the remote Windows host is prior or equal to It is, therefore, affected by an insecure library loading vulnerability. Successful exploitation could lead to a privilege escalation.


Upgrade to Adobe Lightroom Classic 9.3 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 139602

File Name: adobe_lightroom_classic_apsb20-51.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2020/08/14

Updated: 2020/12/11

Dependencies: 139603

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-9724

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:adobe:lightroom

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Adobe Lightroom Classic

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2020/08/11

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2020/08/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-9724

IAVA: 2020-A-0372-S