macOS < 10.15 Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 130057

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote host is running a version of macOS / Mac OS X that is prior to 10.15. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

- An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges (CVE-2019-8748)

- Multiple issues in PHP (CVE-2019-11041, CVE-2019-11042)

- Processing a maliciously crafted movie may result in the disclosure of process memory (CVE-2019-8705)

- The 'Share Mac Analytics' setting may not be disabled when a user deselects the switch to share analytics (CVE-2019-8757)

- An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with system privileges (CVE-2019-8758)

- A malicious application may be able to determine kernel memory layout (CVE-2019-8755)

- An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges (CVE-2019-8717)

- An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges (CVE-2019-8781)

- A local user may be able to view a user's locked notes (CVE-2019-8730)

- An attacker may be able to exfiltrate the contents of an encrypted PDF (CVE-2019-8772)

- A malicious application may be able to access recent documents (CVE-2019-8770)

- An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with system privileges (CVE-2019-8701)

- Processing a maliciously crafted text file may lead to arbitrary code execution (CVE-2019-8745)

- Visiting a maliciously crafted website may reveal browsing history (CVE-2019-8769)

- A user may be unable to delete browsing history items (CVE-2019-8768)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the operating system's self-reported version number.

Solution

Upgrade to macOS 10.15 or later.

See Also

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT210634

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 130057

File Name: macos_HT210634.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: combined

Agent: macosx

Published: 2019/10/18

Updated: 2020/01/07

Dependencies: 11936, 12634

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-8781

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

Required KB Items: Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/10/07

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/10/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-8701, CVE-2019-8705, CVE-2019-8717, CVE-2019-8730, CVE-2019-8745, CVE-2019-8748, CVE-2019-8755, CVE-2019-8757, CVE-2019-8758, CVE-2019-8768, CVE-2019-8769, CVE-2019-8770, CVE-2019-8772, CVE-2019-8781, CVE-2019-11041, CVE-2019-11042

APPLE-SA: HT210634