Adobe Digital Editions < 4.5.4 Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB17-05)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 97214


An application installed on the remote Windows host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The version of Adobe Digital Editions installed on the remote Windows host is prior to 4.5.4. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- A heap buffer overflow condition exists that allows an unauthenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-2973).

- Multiple buffer overflow conditions exist that allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to disclose memory contents. (CVE-2017-2974, CVE-2017-2975, CVE-2017-2976, CVE-2017-2978, CVE-2017-2977, CVE-2017-2979, CVE-2017-2980, CVE-2017-2981)


Upgrade to Adobe Digital Editions version 4.5.4 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 97214

File Name: adobe_digital_editions_apsb17-05.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2017/02/16

Modified: 2017/06/29

Dependencies: 72169

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:adobe:digital_editions

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/02/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/02/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-2973, CVE-2017-2974, CVE-2017-2975, CVE-2017-2976, CVE-2017-2977, CVE-2017-2978, CVE-2017-2979, CVE-2017-2980, CVE-2017-2981

BID: 96192, 96195

OSVDB: 152041, 152042, 152043, 152044, 152045, 152046, 152047, 152048, 152049