Apple Xcode < 8.0 otool RCE (Mac OS X)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

An IDE application installed on the remote Mac OS X host is affected
by multiple remote code execution vulnerabilities.

Description :

The version of Apple Xcode installed on the remote Mac OS X host is
prior to 8.0. It is, therefore, affected by multiple memory corruption
issues in the otool command line utility due to improper validation of
input. A local attacker can exploit these to cause a denial of service
condition or the execution of arbitrary code.

See also :

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT207140
http://www.nessus.org/u?f6afd9fd

Solution :

Upgrade to Apple Xcode version 8.0 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 93526 ()

Bugtraq ID: 92931

CVE ID: CVE-2016-4704
CVE-2016-4705

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