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Mac OS X < 10.9 Multiple Vulnerabilities

High

Synopsis

The remote host is missing a Mac OS X update that fixes multiple security issues.

Description

The remote host is running a version of Mac OS X that is older than 10.9 (dubbed OS X Maverick). The newer version contains numerous security-related fixes for the following components :

- Application Firewall - App Sandbox - Bluetooth - CFNetwork - CFNetwork SSL - Console - CoreGraphics - curl - dyld - IOKitUser - IOSerialFamily - Kernel - Kext Management - LaunchServices - Libc - Mail Accounts - Mail Header Display - Mail Networking - OpenLDAP - perl - Power Management - python - ruby - Security - Security - Authorization - Security - Smart Card Services - Screen Lock - Screen Sharing Server - syslog - USB

Solution

Upgrade to OS X 10.9 or higher.