CVE-2013-5189

MEDIUM

Description

Apple Mac OS X before 10.9 does not preserve a certain administrative system-preferences setting across software updates, which allows context-dependent attackers to bypass intended access restrictions in opportunistic circumstances by leveraging an unintended security configuration after the completion of an update.

References

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2013/Oct/msg00004.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2013-10-24

Updated: 2013-10-24

Type: CWE-264

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N

Impact Score: 4.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

View all (2 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
8040Mac OS X < 10.9 Multiple Vulnerabilities Nessus Network MonitorWeb Clients
high
70561Mac OS X 10.x < 10.9 Multiple Vulnerabilities (BEAST)NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
high