MS12-034: Combined Security Update for Microsoft Office, Windows, .NET Framework, and Silverlight (2681578) (Mac OS X)

High Nessus Plugin ID 59045


A multimedia application framework installed on the remote Mac OS X host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.


The version of Microsoft Silverlight installed on the remote host is reportedly affected by several vulnerabilities :

- Incorrect handling of TrueType font (TTF) files could lead to arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2011-3402 / CVE-2012-0159)

- A double-free condition leading to arbitrary code execution could be triggered when rendering specially crafted XAML glyphs. (CVE-2012-0176)


Microsoft has released patches for Silverlight 4 and 5.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 59045

File Name: macosx_ms12-034.nasl

Version: 1.21

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2012/05/09

Updated: 2018/07/14

Dependencies: 58091

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 8.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:silverlight

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/MacOSX/Version, MacOSX/Silverlight/Installed

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/05/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2011/11/01

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3402, CVE-2012-0159, CVE-2012-0176

BID: 50462, 53335, 53360

MSFT: MS12-034

MSKB: 2690729, 2636927

IAVA: 2012-A-0079