Apple Mac OS X Multiple Vulnerabilities-HT208144

Published: 2017-09-26 06:52:46
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, - Multiple issues in zlib, SQLite, ntp, expat and files. - Multiple memory corruption issues. - A certificate validation issue existed in the handling of revocation data. - Window management, memory consumption and validation issues. - An encryption issue existed in the handling of mail drafts. - Turning off 'Load remote content in messages' did not apply to all mailboxes. - A resource exhaustion issue in 'glob' function. - A permissions issue existed in the handling of the Apple ID. - An out-of-bounds read error. - The security state of the captive portal browser was not obvious. - An upgrade issue existed in the handling of firewall settings. - Some unspecified errors.

Successful exploitation will allow attacker to cause a denial of service, read unencrypted password over the network, gain access to potentially sensitive information, determine the Apple ID of the owner of the computer, impersonate a service, execute arbitrary code with system privileges, execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges, able to intercept mail contents, revoked certificate to be trusted and have other unknown impacts.

Affected Versions:
Apple Mac OS X version 10.8 through 10.12.x prior to 10.13

Upgrade to Apple Mac OS X version 10.13 or later. Note: According to the vendor an upgrade to version 10.13 is required to mitigate this vulnerabilities. Please see the advisory (HT208144) for more info.

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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