Adobe InCopy < 17.4.1 / 18.0 < 18.2.0 Arbitrary code execution (APSB23-13)

high Nessus Plugin ID 174123


The Adobe InCopy instance installed on the remote host is affected by a vulnerability.


The version of Adobe InCopy installed on the remote host is prior to 17.4.1, 18.2. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the APSB23-13 advisory.

- Use After Free (CWE-416) potentially leading to Arbitrary code execution (CVE-2023-22235)

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 InCopy version 17.4.1, 18.2.0 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 174123

File Name: adobe_incopy_apsb23-13.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: windows, macosx, unix

Family: Misc.

Published: 4/11/2023

Updated: 11/16/2023

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-2023-22235


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:incopy

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Adobe InCopy

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/11/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/11/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-22235

CWE: 416

IAVA: 2023-A-0195-S