Adobe AIR 3.x <= Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB12-24)

High Nessus Plugin ID 62835


The remote Windows host contains a version of Adobe AIR that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


According to its version, the instance of Adobe AIR on the remote Windows host is or earlier. It is, therefore, reportedly affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- Several unspecified issues exist that can lead to buffer overflows and arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2012-5274, CVE-2012-5275, CVE-2012-5276, CVE-2012-5277, CVE-2012-5280)

- An unspecified security bypass issue exists that can lead to arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2012-5278)

- An unspecified issue exists that can lead to memory corruption and arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2012-5279)


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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 62835

File Name: adobe_air_apsb12-24.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2012/11/07

Modified: 2016/07/28

Dependencies: 32504

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:adobe:air

Required KB Items: SMB/Adobe_AIR/Version, SMB/Adobe_AIR/Path

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/11/06

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/11/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-5274, CVE-2012-5275, CVE-2012-5276, CVE-2012-5277, CVE-2012-5278, CVE-2012-5279, CVE-2012-5280

BID: 56542, 56543, 56544, 56545, 56546, 56547, 56554

OSVDB: 87064, 87065, 87066, 87067, 87068, 87069, 87070