Mac OS X 10.8 < 10.8.2 Multiple Vulnerabilities

critical Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 6584
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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 10.8 that is older than version 10.8.2. The newer version contains numerous 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: 6584

Family: Generic

Published: 9/21/2012

Updated: 3/6/2019

Dependencies: 1735, 8314

Nessus ID: 62215

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Critical

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


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.1

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:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Patch Publication Date: 9/19/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/16/2011

Reference Information

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

BID: 50690, 53772, 53729, 47545, 53388, 53403, 54638, 51954, 56240, 56243, 56252

IAVA: 2012-A-0189