Mac OS X Multiple Vulnerabilities (Security Update 2005-001)

High Nessus Plugin ID 16251

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VPR Score: 8.5


The remote host is missing a Mac OS X update that fixes a security issue.


he remote host is missing Security Update 2005-001. This security update contains a number of fixes for the following programs :

- at commands
- ColorSync
- libxml2
- Mail
- Safari
- SquirrelMail

These programs have multiple vulnerabilities which may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.


Install Security Update 2005-001.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 16251

File Name: macosx_SecUpd2005-001.nasl

Version: 1.21

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2005/01/26

Updated: 2018/07/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 8.5

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

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: 2005/01/26

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2003/07/16

Exploitable With


Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0125, CVE-2005-0126, CVE-2004-0989, CVE-2005-0127, CVE-2003-0860, CVE-2003-0863, CVE-2004-0594, CVE-2004-0595, CVE-2004-1018, CVE-2004-1019, CVE-2004-1020, CVE-2004-1063, CVE-2004-1064, CVE-2004-1065, CVE-2004-1314, CVE-2004-1036

BID: 12367, 12366, 12297, 11857

CWE: 20