Mac OS X < 10.4.6 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3502


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


The remote host is running a version of Mac OS X 10.4 that is older than version 10.4.6. Mac OS X 10.4.5 contains several security fixes for a local authentication bypass vulnerability. A malicious local user may exploit this vulnerability to bypass the firmware password and gain access to Single User mode.


Upgrade to version 10.4.6 or higher.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 3502

File Name: 3502.prm

Published: 2004/08/18

Modified: 2016/02/05

Dependencies: 1735, 8314

Nessus ID: 21175

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 3.8

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

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


Base Score: 5.9

Temporal Score: 5.4


Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-0401

BID: 17364

OSVDB: 24399