MS12-016: Vulnerability in Microsoft Silverlight Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2651026) (Mac OS X)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

A multimedia application framework installed on the remote Mac OS X
host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.

Description :

The version of Microsoft Silverlight installed on the remote host
reportedly does not properly use unmanaged objects, which could allow
a malicious web application to access memory in an unsafe manner.

An attacker may be able to leverage this vulnerability to execute
arbitrary code on the affected system if a user on it can be tricked
into viewing a specially crafted web page using a web browser that can
run Silverlight applications.

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a patch for Silverlight 4.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 58095 ()

Bugtraq ID: 51938

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0014

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