Adobe AIR for Mac <= 14.0.0.110 Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB14-18)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 77173
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Synopsis

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

Description

According to its version, the instance of Adobe AIR on the remote Mac OS X host is equal or prior to 14.0.0.110. It is, therefore, affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- A use-after-free error exits that allows code execution. (CVE-2014-0538)

- An unspecified security bypass error exists.
(CVE-2014-0541)

- Multiple errors exist related to memory leaks that can be used to bypass memory address randomization.
(CVE-2014-0540, CVE-2014-0542, CVE-2014-0543, CVE-2014-0544, CVE-2014-0545)

Solution

Upgrade to Adobe AIR 14.0.0.178 or later.

See Also

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb14-18.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 77173

File Name: macosx_adobe_air_14_0_0_178.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 8/12/2014

Updated: 11/25/2019

Dependencies: macosx_adobe_air_installed.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2014-0545

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

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

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: 8/12/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/12/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0538, CVE-2014-0540, CVE-2014-0541, CVE-2014-0542, CVE-2014-0543, CVE-2014-0544, CVE-2014-0545, CVE-2014-5333

BID: 69190, 69191, 69192, 69194, 69195, 69196, 69197, 69320