Mac OS X 10.8 < 10.8.5 Supplemental Update

This script is Copyright (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote host is missing a Mac OS X security update that fixes a
local security bypass vulnerability.

Description :

The remote host is running a version of Mac OS X 10.8 that is missing
the OS X v10.8.5 Supplemental Update. This update fixes a logic issue
in verification of authentication credentials by Directory Services,
which could otherwise allow a local attacker to bypass password
validation.

See also :

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5964
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2013/Oct/msg00000.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/528980/30/0/threaded

Solution :

Install the OS X v10.8.5 Supplemental Update.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70301 ()

Bugtraq ID: 62812

CVE ID: CVE-2013-5163