macOS and Mac OS X Multiple Vulnerabilities (Security Update 2018-001) (Meltdown)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 106297
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Synopsis

The remote host is missing a macOS or Mac OS X security update that fixes multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

The remote host is running Mac OS X 10.11.6 or Mac OS X 10.12.6 and is missing a security update. It is therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities affecting the following components :

- Audio
- curl
- IOHIDFamily
- Kernel
- LinkPresentation
- QuartzCore
- Sandbox
- Security
- WebKit
- Wi-Fi

Solution

Install Security Update 2018-001 or later for 10.11.x or Security Update 2018-001 or later for 10.12.x.

See Also

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT208465

http://www.nessus.org/u?19644313

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 106297

File Name: macosx_SecUpd2018-001.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 1/24/2018

Updated: 6/19/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-4189

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.3

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

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: E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

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

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/MacOSX/Version, Host/MacOSX/packages/boms

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/23/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/23/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5705, CVE-2017-5708, CVE-2017-5754, CVE-2018-4083, CVE-2018-4084, CVE-2018-4085, CVE-2018-4086, CVE-2018-4094, CVE-2018-4097, CVE-2018-4098, CVE-2018-4100, CVE-2018-4189, CVE-2018-4298

BID: 101917, 101921, 102378, 102772, 102782, 102785, 103330

IAVA: 2018-A-0019