Mac OS X < 10.10.3 Multiple Vulnerabilities

critical Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8672
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Synopsis

The remote host is missing a critical Mac OS X patch update.

Description

The version of Mac OS X is 10.10.x prior to version 10.10.3, and is affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- There is an off-by-one error in the IOAcceleratorFamily component which would allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2015-1066)
- There is a flaw in the way that the IOSurface component handles "type confusion" which would allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code as a privileged user. (CVE-2015-1061)
- There is a flaw in iCloud Keychain which would allow a man-in-the-middle attacker to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2015-1065)
- The Secure Transport component allows remote attackers to downgrade the encryption cipher. (CVE-2015-1067)
- The IOHIDFamily allows attackers within physical proximity to execute a Denial of Service attack within a kernel context. (CVE-2015-1095)
- The CFNetwork component does not properly handle cookies which may allow an attacker to bypass Same Origin Policy. (CVE-2015-1089)
- The 'fontd' daemon may allow remote code execution. (CVE-2015-1135)
- A NULL pointer dereference flaw in 'Secure Transport' is triggered during the handling of a maliciously crafted X.509 certificate. This may allow a remote attacker to terminate arbitrary applications. (CVE-2015-1160)

Solution

Upgrade to Mac OS X 10.10.3 or later.

See Also

https://support.apple.com/HT204413

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2015/Apr/msg00003.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 8672

Published: 4/5/2015

Updated: 3/6/2019

Dependencies: 4435

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.4

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:X/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

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

Patch Publication Date: 3/12/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/12/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1061, CVE-2015-1065, CVE-2015-1067, CVE-2015-1089, CVE-2015-1095, CVE-2015-1135, CVE-2015-1160, CVE-2015-1066

BID: 73004, 73007, 73009, 73981, 73984, 73001, 74427