Adobe Connect <11.2.2 Privilege Escalation (ASPB21-36)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 150440
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The remote web server contains an application that is affected by privilege escalation vulnerability.


The version of Adobe Connect running on the remote host is 11.2.1 or earlier. It is, therefore, affected by privilege escalation vulnerability. The vulnerability exists due to improper access restrictions. A remote attacker can bypass implemented security restrictions and gain unauthorized access to the application.

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 Connect version 11.2.2 or later

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 150440

File Name: adobe_connect_apsb21-36.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 6/10/2021

Updated: 7/5/2021

Dependencies: adobe_connect_detect.nbin

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-28579


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 1.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4

Temporal Score: 3

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

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


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:adobe:connect

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Adobe Connect

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/8/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/8/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-28579

IAVB: 2021-B-0033