Mac OS X Multiple Vulnerabilities (Security Update 2004-05-03)

high Nessus Plugin ID 12518
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The remote host is missing a Mac OS X update that fixes a security issue.


The remote host is missing Security Update 2004-05-03.
This security update includes updates for AFP Server, CoreFoundation, and IPSec.

It also includes Security Update 2004-04-05, which includes updates for CUPS, libxml2, Mail, and OpenSSL.

For Mac OS X 10.2.8, it also includes updates for Apache 1.3, cd9660.util, Classic, CUPS, Directory Services, DiskArbitration, fetchmail, fs_usage, gm4, groff, Mail, OpenSSL, Personal File Sharing, PPP, rsync, Safari, System Configuration, System Initialization, and zlib.

This update fixes various issues which may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host.


Install Security Update 2004-05-03.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 12518

File Name: macosx_SecUpd20040503.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 7/6/2004

Updated: 8/10/2018

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x

Required KB Items: Host/MacOSX/packages

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/3/2004

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/24/2003

Exploitable With

Metasploit (AppleFileServer LoginExt PathName Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0020, CVE-2004-0113, CVE-2004-0155, CVE-2004-0174, CVE-2004-0392, CVE-2004-0403, CVE-2004-0428, CVE-2004-0430