Adobe Connect <= 11.3 Arbitrary File System Write Vulnerability (APSB21-112)

high Nessus Plugin ID 156193

Synopsis

The remote web server contains an application that is affected by a arbitrary file system write vulnerability.

Description

The version of Adobe Connect installed on the remote host is prior to 11.4. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the apsb21-112 advisory.

- Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) (CWE-352) potentially leading to Arbitrary file system write (CVE-2021-43014)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Upgrade to Adobe Connect version 11.4 or later.

See Also

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/352.html

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/connect/apsb21-112.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 156193

File Name: adobe_connect_apsb21-112.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 12/20/2021

Updated: 12/21/2021

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 2.2

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:adobe:connect

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Adobe Connect

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/14/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/14/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-43014

IAVB: 2021-B-0070

CWE: 352