Adobe Connect < 11.2.3 Privilege Escalation (APSB21-66)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 152487


The remote web server contains an application that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The version of Adobe Connect running on the remote host is 11.2.2 or earlier. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

- Violation of secure design principles, resulting on a security feature bypass. (CVE-2021-36061)

- Cross-site Scripting (reflected XSS), resulting on an arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2021-36062, CVE-2021-36063)

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 11.2.3 or later

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 152487

File Name: adobe_connect_apsb21-66.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 8/11/2021

Updated: 6/28/2022

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-36063


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.1

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:adobe:connect:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Adobe Connect

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/10/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/10/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-36061, CVE-2021-36062, CVE-2021-36063

IAVB: 2021-B-0045-S