Adobe Digital Editions 2.0.1 Memory Corruption (Mac OS X)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 72174


The version of Adobe Digital Editions on the remote Mac OS X host is affected by a memory corruption vulnerability.


The version of Adobe Digital Editions installed on the remote Mac OS X host is 2.0.1. It is, therefore, affected by an unspecified memory corruption vulnerability that could allow denial of service attacks and possibly arbitrary code execution.


Upgrade to Adobe Digital Editions 3.0 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 72174

File Name: macosx_adobe_digital_editions_apsb14-03.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2014/01/28

Updated: 2019/11/26

Dependencies: 72170

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2014-0494

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:adobe:digital_editions

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/MacOSX/Version, MacOSX/Adobe Digital Editions/Version

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/01/22

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/01/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0494

BID: 65091