Mac OS X Multiple Vulnerabilities (Security Update 2009-003)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 40501
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The remote host is missing a Mac OS X update that fixes various security issues.


The remote host is running a version of Mac OS X 10.4 that does not have Security Update 2009-003 applied.

This security update contains fixes for the following products :

- bzip2
- ColorSync
- ImageIO
- Login Window


Install Security Update 2009-003 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 40501

File Name: macosx_SecUpd2009-003.nasl

Version: 1.20

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 8/5/2009

Updated: 7/14/2018

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x

Required KB Items: Host/MacOSX/packages, Host/uname

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/5/2009

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/5/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1372, CVE-2009-0040, CVE-2009-1720, CVE-2009-1721, CVE-2009-1722, CVE-2009-1726, CVE-2009-2191

BID: 28286, 33827, 35838

CWE: 16, 94, 119, 134, 189