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A multimedia application framework installed on the remote Mac OS X
host is affected a remote code execution vulnerability.
The version of Microsoft Silverlight installed on the remote host
reportedly handles a dereference to a NULL pointer incorrectly.
If an attacker could trick a user on the affected system into visiting a
website hosting a malicious Silverlight application, the attacker could
leverage this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the affected
system, subject to the user's privileges.
See also :
Microsoft has released a patch for Silverlight 5.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 67208 ()
Bugtraq ID: 60938
CVE ID: CVE-2013-3178
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