Security Update for .NET Core (November 2017) (macOS)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 104664


An application installed on the remote macOS or Mac OS X host is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.


The Microsoft .NET Core runtime installed on the remote macOS or Mac OS X host is missing a security update. It is, therefore, affected by a flaw due to a malformed certificate or other ASN.1 formatted data could lead to a denial of service via an infinite loop.


Upgrade to .NET core version 2.0.3 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 104664

File Name: macosx_ms17_nov_dotnet_core.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2017/11/17

Modified: 2017/11/21

Dependencies: 104666

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Base Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:.net_core

Required KB Items: installed_sw/.NET Core MacOS

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/11/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/11/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-11770

BID: 101710

OSVDB: 169249

IAVB: 2017-B-0161