MS13-052: Vulnerability in Silverlight Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2861561) (Mac OS X)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

A browser enhancement on the remote Mac OS X host could allow arbitrary
code execution.

Description :

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 :

Solution :

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