Adobe AIR for Mac <= Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB14-21)

High Nessus Plugin ID 77578


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


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

- Unspecified memory corruption issues exist that allow arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2014-0547, CVE-2014-0549, CVE-2014-0550, CVE-2014-0551, CVE-2014-0552, CVE-2014-0555)

- An unspecified error exists that allows cross-origin policy violations. (CVE-2014-0548)

- A use-after-free error exists that allows arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2014-0553)

- An unspecified error exists that allows an unspecified security bypass. (CVE-2014-0554)

- Unspecified errors exist that allow memory leaks leading to easier defeat of memory address randomization.

- Heap-based buffer overflow errors exist that allow arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2014-0556, CVE-2014-0559)


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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 77578

File Name: macosx_adobe_air_15_0_0_249.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2014/09/10

Modified: 2017/05/16

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: 2014/09/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/09/09

Exploitable With


Core Impact

Metasploit (Adobe Flash Player copyPixelsToByteArray Method Integer Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0547, CVE-2014-0548, CVE-2014-0549, CVE-2014-0550, CVE-2014-0551, CVE-2014-0552, CVE-2014-0553, CVE-2014-0554, CVE-2014-0555, CVE-2014-0556, CVE-2014-0557, CVE-2014-0559

BID: 69695, 69696, 69697, 69699, 69700, 69701, 69702, 69703, 69704, 69705, 69706, 69707

OSVDB: 111100, 111101, 111102, 111103, 111104, 111105, 111106, 111107, 111108, 111109, 111110, 111111