Adobe Digital Editions < 4.0.1 Information Disclosure (APSB14-25)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 78679


The version of Adobe Digital Editions on the remote Windows host is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability.


The version of Adobe Digital Editions installed on the remote host is is prior to 4.0.1. It is, therefore, affected by an information disclosure vulnerability due to the transmission of sensitive data in cleartext.


Upgrade to Adobe Digital Editions 4.0.1 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 78679

File Name: adobe_digital_editions_apsb14-25.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2014/10/24

Modified: 2016/03/13

Dependencies: 72169

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:adobe:digital_editions

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Adobe Digital Editions, SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Patch Publication Date: 2014/10/23

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/10/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-8068

OSVDB: 113008