Apple Mac OS X Multiple Vulnerabilities - 02 Jan14

Published: 2014-01-20 13:43:47
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 are due to, - Permanent cookies were saved after quitting Safari, even when Private Browsing was enabled. - An unbounded stack allocation issue existed in the handling of text glyphs. - A privilege escalation issue existed in the handling of CUPS configuration via the CUPS web interface. - A local user who is not an administrator may disable FileVault using the command-line. - A buffer overflow existed in the handling of MP3 files. - A buffer overflow existed in the handling of FPX files. - A memory corruption issue existed in the handling of QTIF files. - A buffer overflow existed in the handling of 'enof' atoms. - Multiple errors in OpenSSL. - There were known attacks on the confidentiality of TLS 1.0 when compression was enabled. - An uninitialized memory access issue existed in the handling of text tracks. - A buffer overflow existed in the handling of PICT images. - If SMB file sharing is enabled, an authenticated user may be able to write files outside the shared directory.

Successful exploitation will allow attackers to, execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service or lead to an unexpected application termination.

Affected Versions:
Apple Mac OS X version 10.8 to 10.8.3, 10.7 to 10.7.5 and 10.6.8

Upgrade to Apple Mac OS X version 10.8.4 or later or apply appropriate security update for 10.7 and 10.6 versions. Please see the references for more information.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

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


CVSS Score
Mac OS X Local Security Checks

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