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

High Nessus Plugin ID 78442


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 :

- Multiple memory corruption issues due to improperly sanitized user-supplied input allow arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2014-0564, CVE-2014-0558)

- An integer overflow issue due to improperly sanitized user-supplied input that allows arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2014-0569)

- An arbitrary code execution vulnerability due to the handling of a dereferenced memory pointer.


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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 78442

File Name: macosx_adobe_air_15_0_0_293.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2014/10/15

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: 2014/10/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/10/14

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (Adobe Flash Player casi32 Integer Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0558, CVE-2014-0564, CVE-2014-0569, CVE-2014-8439

BID: 70437, 70441, 70442, 71289

OSVDB: 113197, 113198, 113199, 115035