MS13-052: Vulnerability in Silverlight Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2861561) (Mac OS X)
High Nessus Plugin ID 67208
SynopsisA multimedia application framework installed on the remote Mac OS X host is affected a remote code execution vulnerability.
DescriptionThe version of Microsoft Silverlight installed on the remote host reportedly handles a dereference to a NULL pointer incorrectly.
If an attacker could trick a user on the affected system into visiting a website hosting a malicious Silverlight application, the attacker could leverage this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the affected system, subject to the user's privileges.
SolutionMicrosoft has released a patch for Silverlight 5.