Mac OS X 10.8.x < 10.8.5 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 69877

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote host is running a version of Mac OS X 10.8.x that is prior to 10.8.5. The newer version contains multiple security-related fixes for the following components :

- Apache
- Bind
- Certificate Trust Policy
- CoreGraphics
- ImageIO
- Installer
- IPSec
- Kernel
- Mobile Device Management
- OpenSSL
- PHP
- PostgreSQL
- Power Management
- QuickTime
- Screen Lock
- sudo

This update also addresses an issue in which certain Unicode strings could cause applications to unexpectedly quit.

Note that successful exploitation of the most serious issues could result in arbitrary code execution.

Solution

Upgrade to Mac OS X 10.8.5 or later.

See Also

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5880

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2013/Sep/msg00002.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/528594/30/0/threaded

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 69877

File Name: macosx_10_8_5.nasl

Version: 1.18

Type: combined

Agent: macosx

Published: 2013/09/13

Updated: 2018/07/14

Dependencies: 11936, 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/09/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/04/16

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Metasploit (Mac OS X Sudo Password Bypass)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0883, CVE-2012-2686, CVE-2012-2687, CVE-2012-3499, CVE-2012-3817, CVE-2012-4244, CVE-2012-4558, CVE-2012-5166, CVE-2012-5688, CVE-2013-0166, CVE-2013-0169, CVE-2013-1025, CVE-2013-1026, CVE-2013-1027, CVE-2013-1028, CVE-2013-1029, CVE-2013-1030, CVE-2013-1031, CVE-2013-1032, CVE-2013-1033, CVE-2013-1635, CVE-2013-1643, CVE-2013-1775, CVE-2013-1824, CVE-2013-1899, CVE-2013-1900, CVE-2013-1901, CVE-2013-1902, CVE-2013-1903, CVE-2013-2110, CVE-2013-2266

BID: 53046, 54658, 55131, 55522, 55852, 56817, 57755, 57778, 58165, 58203, 58224, 58736, 58766, 58876, 58877, 58878, 58879, 58882, 60268, 60411, 62368, 62369, 62370, 62371, 62373, 62374, 62375, 62377, 62378, 62381, 62382

APPLE-SA: APPLE-SA-2013-09-12-1

CWE: 20, 74, 79, 442, 629, 711, 712, 722, 725, 750, 751, 800, 801, 809, 811, 864, 900, 928, 931, 990