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Apple Mac OS X Privilege Escalation Vulnerability-HT207797

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Mac OS X Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.6

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

5 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

This host is running Apple Mac OS X and is prone to privilege escalation vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The flaw is due to poor filesystem restrictions

Affected Software

Affected Software

Apple Mac OS X versions 10.11.x through 10.11.6 and 10.12.x through 10.12.4

Detection Method

Detection Method

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

Solution

Solution

For Apple Mac OS X version 10.12.x before 10.12.4 update to 10.12.5 and for versions 10.11.x through 10.11.6 apply the appropriate security patch from the reference links.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)