Apple Mac OS X Multiple Vulnerabilities-01 April-2017

Published: 2017-04-18 06:10:44
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:

This host is running Apple Mac OS X and is prone to multiple vulnerabilities.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
Multiple flaws exists due to, - The Wiki Server does not specify an explicit character set when serving HTML documents in response to user requests. - Multiple errors in SquirrelMail. - A configuration issue exists in Apple's distribution of Samba, the server used for SMB file sharing. - An input validation error in the Ruby WEBrick HTTP server's handling of error pages. - A buffer overflow exists in libcurl's handling of gzip-compressed web content. - An integer overflow exists in AES and RC4 decryption operations of the crypto library in the KDC server. - Multiple integer overflows in the handling of TIFF files. - A directory traversal issue exists in iChat's handling of inline image transfers. - A symlink following issue exists in Folder Manager. - Multiple errors in Adobe Flash Player plug-in. - An uninitialized memory read issue exists in the CUPS web interface's handling of form variables. - An use after free error exists in cupsd. - A cross-site request forgery issue exists in the CUPS web interface.

Successful exploitation will allow attacker to conduct cross-site scripting attack, access sensitive information, cause an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution, upload files to arbitrary locations on the filesystem of a user and cause privilege escalation.

Affected Versions:
Apple Mac OS X and Mac OS X Server version 10.5.8, 10.6 through 10.6.3

Apply the appropriate security patch from the reference links.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Report Confidence:

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:


CVSS Score
Mac OS X Local Security Checks

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