Apple Xcode < 8.1 Node.js Multiple RCE (macOS)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 94935
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VPR Score: 6.7


An IDE application installed on the remote macOS or Mac OS X host is affected by multiple remote code execution vulnerabilities.


The version of Apple Xcode installed on the remote macOS or Mac OS X host is prior to 8.1. It is, therefore, affected by multiple remote code execution vulnerabilities in the Node.js component of the Xcode Server. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit these vulnerabilities to cause a denial of service condition or the execution of arbitrary code.


Upgrade to Apple Xcode version 8.1 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 94935

File Name: macosx_xcode_81.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 11/17/2016

Updated: 5/5/2020

Dependencies: macosx_xcode_installed.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2016-0705

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:apple:xcode:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/MacOSX/Version, installed_sw/Apple Xcode

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/27/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/27/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-0705, CVE-2015-3194, CVE-2016-0702, CVE-2016-0797, CVE-2015-3193, CVE-2016-1669, CVE-2015-6764, CVE-2016-2216, CVE-2015-8027, CVE-2016-2086

BID: 83754, 78623, 83763, 90584, 78209, 78207, 83282, 83141

APPLE-SA: APPLE-SA-2016-10-27-1