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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Mac OS X Security Update 2006-008

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the presence of the SecUpdate 2006-008

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote host is missing a Mac OS X update which fixes a security
issue.

Description :

The remote host is running a version of Mac OS X 10.4 which does not have
the security update 2006-008 applied.

This update fixes a flaw in QuickTime which may permit a rogue website to
obtain the images rendered on the user screen. By combining this flaw
with Quartz Composer, a possible hacker may be able to obtain screen shots
of the remote host.

Solution :

Install the security update 2006-008 :

http://www.apple.com/support/downloads/securityupdate2006008universal.html
http://www.apple.com/support/downloads/securityupdate2006008ppc.html


See also :

http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=304916

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 1.9
(AV:R/AC:H/Au:NR/C:P/I:N/A:N/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 21672

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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