Mac OS X < 10.4.10 IPv6 Type 0 Route Headers DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote host is missing a Mac OS X update which fixes a security
issue.

Description :

The remote host is running a version of Mac OS X 10.4 which is older
than version 10.4.10.

This update a security fix for IPv6 type 0 routing headers, which
might be abused by an attacker to consume excessive bandwidth.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?c1a804bf

Solution :

Upgrade to Mac OS X 10.4.10 :

http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=305533

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.8
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 25554 (macosx_10_4_10.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 23615

CVE ID: CVE-2007-2242