Mac OS X 10.8.x < 10.8.2 Multiple Vulnerabilities

critical Nessus Plugin ID 62215
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The remote host is missing a Mac OS X update that fixes several security issues.


The remote host is running a version of Mac OS X 10.8.x that is prior to 10.8.2. The newer version contains multiple security-related fixes for the following components :

- Data Security
- LoginWindow
- Mobile Accounts


Upgrade to Mac OS X 10.8.2 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 62215

File Name: macosx_10_8_2.nasl

Version: 1.20

Type: combined

Agent: macosx

Published: 9/20/2012

Updated: 7/16/2018

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl, os_fingerprint.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.2


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/19/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/16/2011

Exploitable With


Core Impact

Metasploit (PHP CGI Argument Injection)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-4313, CVE-2012-0831, CVE-2012-1172, CVE-2012-1667, CVE-2012-1823, CVE-2012-2143, CVE-2012-2311, CVE-2012-2386, CVE-2012-2688, CVE-2012-3718, CVE-2012-3720

BID: 47545, 50690, 51954, 53388, 53403, 53729, 53772, 54638, 56243, 56252