||An issue was discovered in certain Apple products. macOS before 10.13 is affected. The issue involves the "DesktopServices" component. It allows local users to bypass intended access restrictions on home folder files.
|Base: ||2.1 |
Embedding Scripts within Scripts
An attack of this type exploits a programs' vulnerabilities that are brought on by allowing remote hosts to execute scripts. The attacker leverages this capability to execute scripts to execute his/her own script by embedding it within other scripts that the target software is likely to execute. The attacker must have the ability to inject script into script that is likely to be executed. If this is done, then the attacker can potentially launch a variety of probes and attacks against the web server's local environment, in many cases the so-called DMZ, back end resources the web server can communicate with, and other hosts.
With the proliferation of intermediaries, such as Web App Firewalls, network devices, and even printers having JVMs and Web servers, there are many locales where an attacker can inject malicious scripts. Since this attack pattern defines scripts within scripts, there are likely privileges to execute said attack on the host.
Signature Spoofing by Key Theft
An attacker obtains an authoritative or reputable signer's private signature key by theft and then uses this key to forge signatures from the original signer to mislead a victim into performing actions that benefit the attacker.
|NASL family||MacOS X Local Security Checks |
|NASL id||MACOS_10_13.NASL |
|description||The remote host is running a version of Mac OS X that is prior to 10.10.5, 10.11.x prior to 10.11.6, 10.12.x prior to 10.12.6, or is not macOS 10.13. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities in the following components :
- Application Firewall
- CFNetwork Proxies
- Captive Network Assistant
- Directory Utility
- kext tools
- Mail Drafts
- Open Scripting Architecture
- Quick Look
- Remote Management
- Screen Lock
Note that successful exploitation of the most serious issues can result in arbitrary code execution. |
|last seen||2019-02-21 |
|plugin id||103598 |
|title||macOS < 10.13 Multiple Vulnerabilities |
|Last major update
||03-04-2018 - 02:29
||03-04-2018 - 02:29
||04-05-2018 - 11:06