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

High Nessus Plugin ID 62837


The remote Mac OS X 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 Mac OS X 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: 62837

File Name: macosx_adobe_air_3_5_0_600.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2012/11/07

Modified: 2016/07/28

Dependencies: 56960

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: MacOSX/Adobe_AIR/Version

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