Apple Remote Desktop < 3.5.3 / 3.6.1 Information Disclosure (Mac OS X)

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

Synopsis :

The Mac OS X host has a remote management tool that is affected by an
information disclosure vulnerability.

Description :

According to its version, the Admin component in the Apple Remote
Desktop install on the remote host reportedly fails to encrypt data
and does not issue a warning when connecting to a third-party VNC
server with 'Encrypt all network data' set. This could lead to
information disclosure.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Apple Remote Desktop 3.5.3 / 3.6.1 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 61621 ()

Bugtraq ID: 55100

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0681