Adobe Animate 21.x < 21.0.12 / 22.x < 22.0.8 Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB22-54)

high Nessus Plugin ID 164985


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


The version of Adobe Animate installed on the remote macOS or Mac OS X host is prior to 21.0.12 or 22.0.8. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the apsb22-54 advisory.

- Heap-based Buffer Overflow (CWE-122) potentially leading to Arbitrary code execution (CVE-2022-38411)

- Out-of-bounds Read (CWE-125) potentially leading to Arbitrary code execution (CVE-2022-38412)

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 Animate version 21.0.12 or 22.0.8 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 164985

File Name: macos_adobe_animate_apsb22-54.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 9/13/2022

Updated: 2/16/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-38412


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:adobe:animate

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/13/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/13/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-38411, CVE-2022-38412

CWE: 122, 125

IAVA: 2022-A-0373-S