VDB-118034 · CVE-2018-4992 · BID 104103

Adobe Creative Cloud Desktop Application up to input validation

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A vulnerability was found in Adobe Creative Cloud Desktop Application up to (Cloud Software). It has been rated as problematic. Affected by this issue is an unknown function. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a input validation vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-20. The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The bug was discovered 05/08/2018. The weakness was shared 05/08/2018 by Cyril Vallicari (ryan) with Tencent (Website). The advisory is available at helpx.adobe.com. The vendor cooperated in the coordination of the public release. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2018-4992 since 01/03/2018. Local access is required to approach this attack. The successful exploitation requires a simple authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 109729 (Adobe Creative Cloud Desktop < Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB18-12)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Windows and running in the context l. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 370935 (Adobe Security Update for Creative Cloud Desktop (APSB18-12)).

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (109729). The entries 118008 and 118033 are related to this item.






  • commercial

CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


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Class: Input validation
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Status: Not defined

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Nessus ID: 109729
Nessus Name: Adobe Creative Cloud Desktop < Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB18-12)
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OpenVAS ID: 64028
OpenVAS Name: Adobe Creative Cloud Security Updates APSB18-12 (Mac OS X)
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Recommended: Upgrade
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01/03/2018 🔍
05/08/2018 +125 days 🔍
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05/11/2018 +3 days 🔍
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05/20/2018 +1 days 🔍
03/14/2023 +1759 days 🔍


Vendor: adobe.com

Advisory: helpx.adobe.com
Researcher: Cyril Vallicari (ryan)
Organization: Tencent
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2018-4992 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1040860
SecurityFocus: 104103 - Adobe Creative Cloud APSB18-12 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities

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Created: 05/20/2018 10:51 AM
Updated: 03/14/2023 01:51 PM
Changes: 05/20/2018 10:51 AM (73), 02/07/2020 03:11 PM (8), 03/14/2023 01:51 PM (4)
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