Adobe AIR for Mac 3.x <= Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB12-19)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 61625


The remote Mac OS X host contains a version of Adobe AIR that is affected by multiple security vulnerabilities.


According to its version, the instance of Adobe AIR on the remote Mac OS X host is or earlier and is, therefore, reportedly affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- Multiple memory corruption vulnerabilities could lead to code execution. (CVE-2012-4163, CVE-2012-4164, CVE-2012-4165)

- An integer overflow vulnerability exists which could lead to code execution. (CVE-2012-4167)

- A cross-domain information leak vulnerability exists.

- A crash can be caused by a logic error involving multiple dialogs in Firefox. (CVE-2012-4171)


Upgrade to Adobe AIR 3.4 ( or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 61625

File Name: macosx_adobe_air_3_4_0_2540.nasl

Version: 1.18

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 8/22/2012

Updated: 12/4/2019

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2012-4167

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:adobe:air

Required KB Items: MacOSX/Adobe_AIR/Version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/21/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/21/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-4163, CVE-2012-4164, CVE-2012-4165, CVE-2012-4167, CVE-2012-4168, CVE-2012-4171

BID: 55365, 56189, 56191, 56192, 56196, 56197, 56199