Apple Mac OS X Multiple Vulnerabilities-02 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, - An input validation error exists in Help Viewer's handling of help: URLs. - A buffer overflow exists in the handling of images. - A double free issue exists in the renewal or validation of existing tickets in the KDC process. - A logic issue in the handling of KDC requests may cause an assertion to be triggered. - A logic issue exists in the handling of vfork where the Mach exception handler is not reset in a certain case. - A format string issue exists in the handling of afp:, cifs:, and smb: URLs. - A man-in-the-middle attack in Open Directory. - A character encoding issue exists in Printer Setup's handling of nearby printers. - An integer overflow issue exists in the calculation of page sizes in the cgtexttops CUPS filter.

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 10.6 through 10.6.3

Upgrade to Apple Mac OS X version 10.6.4 or later.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

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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