macOS 10.13.x < 10.13.2 Multiple Vulnerabilities (Meltdown)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 105080


The remote host is missing a macOS update that fixes multiple security vulnerabilities.


The remote host is running a version of Mac OS X that is 10.13.x prior to 10.13.2. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities in the following components :

- apache
- curl
- Directory Utility
- IOAcceleratorFamily
- IOKit
- Intel Graphics Driver
- Kernel
- Mail
- Mail Drafts
- OpenSSL
- Screen Sharing Server

Note that successful exploitation of the most serious issues can result in arbitrary code execution.


Upgrade to macOS version 10.13.2 or later.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 105080

File Name: macos_10_13_2.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: combined

Agent: macosx

Published: 2017/12/07

Modified: 2018/07/14

Dependencies: 12634, 11936

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

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


Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x, cpe:/o:apple:macos

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/12/06

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/12/06

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Mac OS X Root Privilege Escalation)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-3735, CVE-2017-5754, CVE-2017-7154, CVE-2017-7155, CVE-2017-7158, CVE-2017-7159, CVE-2017-7162, CVE-2017-7163, CVE-2017-9798, CVE-2017-13826, CVE-2017-13833, CVE-2017-13844, CVE-2017-13847, CVE-2017-13848, CVE-2017-13855, CVE-2017-13858, CVE-2017-13860, CVE-2017-13862, CVE-2017-13865, CVE-2017-13867, CVE-2017-13868, CVE-2017-13869, CVE-2017-13871, CVE-2017-13872, CVE-2017-13875, CVE-2017-13876, CVE-2017-13878, CVE-2017-13883, CVE-2017-1000254

BID: 100515, 100872, 101115, 101637, 101981, 102378

IAVA: 2018-A-0019