Mac OS X 10.11.x < 10.11.4 RCE

critical Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 9439
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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 version 10.11.x prior to 10.11.4 and the following components contain vulnerabilities :

- libxml2

Solution

Upgrade to Mac OS X 10.11.4 or later.

See Also

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT206171

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 9439

Published: 7/29/2016

Updated: 3/6/2019

Dependencies: 4435

Nessus ID: 90096

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: 3/21/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/21/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-1762