Mac OS X < 10.8.6/10.9.6 ATS vulnerability

high Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8804
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Synopsis

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

Description

The remote host is running a version of Mac OS X 10.x that is prior to version 10.8.6/10.9.6. Mac OS X prior to version 10.8.6/10.9.6 contains a flaw within the Apple Type Services (ATS) component which may allow a local user to elevate privileges. (CVE-2015-1131)

Solution

Upgrade to version 10.8.6/10.9.6 or higher.

See Also

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

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 8804

Family: Web Clients

Published: 7/10/2015

Updated: 3/6/2019

Dependencies: 1735, 8314

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.3

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.4

Temporal Score: 8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/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: 4/10/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/10/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1131

BID: 73982