Adobe/Apache Flex ASDoc Tool XSS

medium Nessus Plugin ID 83475


The remote web server contains HTML documents that are affected by a cross-site scripting vulnerability.


The remote web server contains one or more HTML documents created with an unpatched version of the Adobe/Apache Flex ASDoc tool that is potentially affected by a cross-site scripting vulnerability due to a failure to properly sanitize user input.


Update the affected files in the case of Adobe Flex. For Apache Flex, either upgrade to Apache Flex 4.14.1 or update the affected files.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 83475

File Name: adobe_flex_apsb15-08.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: remote

Published: 5/14/2015

Updated: 4/11/2022

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode, Enable thorough checks

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:adobe:flex_sdk, cpe:/a:apache:flex

Required KB Items: Settings/ParanoidReport

Excluded KB Items: Settings/disable_cgi_scanning

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Patch Publication Date: 4/14/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/7/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1773

BID: 73954