Mac OS X < 10.8.6/10.9.6 ATS vulnerability

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8804


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


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)


Upgrade to version 10.8.6/10.9.6 or higher.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 8804

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2015/07/10

Modified: 2016/02/05

Dependencies: 1735, 8314

Risk Information

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


Base Score: 8.4

Temporal Score: 8


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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x

Patch Publication Date: 2015/04/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/04/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1131

BID: 73982