Adobe Illustrator < 27.3.1 Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB23-19)

high Nessus Plugin ID 172540


The Adobe Illustrator instance installed on the remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The version of Adobe Illustrator installed on the remote Windows host is prior to 27.3.1. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the apsb23-19 advisory.

- Improper Input Validation (CWE-20) potentially leading to Arbitrary code execution (CVE-2023-25859)

- Out-of-bounds Write (CWE-787) potentially leading to Arbitrary code execution (CVE-2023-25860, CVE-2023-25861)

- Out-of-bounds Read (CWE-125) potentially leading to Memory leak (CVE-2023-25862)

- Use After Free (CWE-416) potentially leading to Arbitrary code execution (CVE-2023-26426)

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 Illustrator version 27.3.1 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 172540

File Name: adobe_illustrator_apsb23-19.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 3/14/2023

Updated: 12/15/2023

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


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-2023-26426


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:illustrator

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated, installed_sw/Adobe Illustrator

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/14/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/14/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-25859, CVE-2023-25860, CVE-2023-25861, CVE-2023-25862, CVE-2023-26426

CWE: 125, 20, 416, 787

IAVA: 2023-A-0145-S