Adobe Photoshop 22.x < 22.5.6 / 23.x < 23.2 Vulnerability (macOS APSB22-14)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 158729


Adobe Photoshop installed on remote macOS or Mac OS X host is affected by a vulnerability.


The version of Adobe Photoshop installed on the remote macOS or Mac OS X host is prior to 22.5.6/23.2. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the apsb22-14 advisory.

- Adobe Photoshop versions 23.1.1 (and earlier) and 22.5.5 (and earlier) are affected by an out-of-bounds read vulnerability that could lead to disclosure of sensitive memory. An attacker could leverage this vulnerability to bypass mitigations such as ASLR. Exploitation of this issue requires user interaction in that a victim must open a malicious file. (CVE-2022-24090)

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 22.5.6/23.2 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 158729

File Name: macos_adobe_photoshop_apsb22-14.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 3/9/2022

Updated: 4/15/2022

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-24090


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

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: 3/8/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/8/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-24090

IAVA: 2022-A-0113-S

CWE: 788