macOS < 10.14 Multiple Vulnerabilities

critical Nessus Plugin ID 118178
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VPR Score: 7.4


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 prior to 10.13.6 or is not macOS 10.14. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities in the following components :

- afpserver
- AppleGraphicsControl
- Application Firewall
- App Store
- Auto Unlock
- Bluetooth
- CFNetwork
- CoreFoundation
- CoreText
- Crash Reporter
- Dictionary
- Grand Central Dispatch
- Heimdal
- Hypervisor
- iBooks
- Intel Graphics Driver
- IOHIDFamily
- IOKit
- IOUserEthernet
- Kernel
- LibreSSL
- Login Window
- mDNSOffloadUserClient
- MediaRemote
- Microcode
- Security
- Spotlight
- Symptom Framework
- Text
- Wi-Fi

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


Upgrade to macOS version 10.14 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 118178

File Name: macos_10_14.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: combined

Agent: macosx

Published: 10/18/2018

Updated: 4/5/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl, os_fingerprint.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

VPR Score: 7.4

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-4126

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

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

Temporal Vector: E:P/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: 9/24/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/24/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-0702, CVE-2015-3194, CVE-2015-5333, CVE-2015-5334, CVE-2016-1777, CVE-2017-12613, CVE-2017-12618, CVE-2018-3639, CVE-2018-3646, CVE-2018-4126, CVE-2018-4153, CVE-2018-4203, CVE-2018-4295, CVE-2018-4304, CVE-2018-4308, CVE-2018-4310, CVE-2018-4321, CVE-2018-4324, CVE-2018-4326, CVE-2018-4331, CVE-2018-4332, CVE-2018-4333, CVE-2018-4334, CVE-2018-4336, CVE-2018-4337, CVE-2018-4338, CVE-2018-4340, CVE-2018-4341, CVE-2018-4343, CVE-2018-4344, CVE-2018-4346, CVE-2018-4347, CVE-2018-4348, CVE-2018-4350, CVE-2018-4351, CVE-2018-4353, CVE-2018-4354, CVE-2018-4355, CVE-2018-4383, CVE-2018-4393, CVE-2018-4395, CVE-2018-4396, CVE-2018-4399, CVE-2018-4401, CVE-2018-4406, CVE-2018-4407, CVE-2018-4408, CVE-2018-4411, CVE-2018-4412, CVE-2018-4414, CVE-2018-4417, CVE-2018-4418, CVE-2018-4425, CVE-2018-4426, CVE-2018-5383

BID: 85054, 104879

APPLE-SA: APPLE-SA-2018-09-24-1