Adobe Creative Cloud < 5.10.0 Arbitrary code execution (APSB23-21)

high Nessus Plugin ID 172541


The Adobe Creative Cloud instance installed on the remote host is affected by an arbitrary code execution vulnerability.


The version of Adobe Creative Cloud installed on the remote Windows host is prior to 5.10.0. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the APSB23-21 advisory.

- Untrusted Search Path (CWE-426) potentially leading to Arbitrary code execution (CVE-2023-26358)

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 Creative Cloud version 5.10.0 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 172541

File Name: adobe_creative_cloud_apsb23-21.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 3/14/2023

Updated: 10/16/2023

Supported Sensors: 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-2023-26358


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:creative_cloud

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Creative Cloud, SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/14/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/14/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-26358

CWE: 426

IAVA: 2023-A-0147