Adobe Photoshop 22.x < 22.5.2 Multiple Vulnerabilities (macOS APSB21-109)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 154429


Adobe Photoshop installed on remote macOS or Mac OS X host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The version of Adobe Photoshop installed on the remote macOS or Mac OS X host is prior to 22.5.2. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the apsb21-109 advisory. Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Upgrade to Adobe Photoshop version 22.5.2 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 154429

File Name: macos_adobe_photoshop_apsb21-109.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 10/26/2021

Updated: 12/17/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-42736


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:adobe:photoshop

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/26/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/26/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-42734, CVE-2021-42735, CVE-2021-42736

IAVA: 2021-A-0521-S

CWE: 120, 125, 788