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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.803223
Category:Mac OS X Local Security Checks
Title:Apple Mac OS X Predefined Sandbox Profiles Security Bypass Vulnerability
Summary:The host is installed with Apple Mac OS X operating system and; is prone to a sandbox profiles security bypass vulnerability.
Description:Summary:
The host is installed with Apple Mac OS X operating system and
is prone to a sandbox profiles security bypass vulnerability.

Vulnerability Insight:
The kSBXProfileNoNetwork and kSBXProfileNoInternet sandbox
profiles fails to propagate restrictions to all created processes, which allows remote attackers
to access network resources via apple events to invoke the execution of other applications not
directly restricted by the sandbox.

Vulnerability Impact:
Successful exploitation will let attackers to gain unauthorized
access to restricted network resources through the use of Apple events.

Affected Software/OS:
Apple Mac OS X version 10.5.x through 10.7.2.

Solution:
No known solution was made available for at least one year since the disclosure
of this vulnerability. Likely none will be provided anymore. General solution options are to upgrade to a newer
release, disable respective features, remove the product or replace the product by another one.

CVSS Score:
7.6

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

Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 50644
BugTraq ID: 50716
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-1516
Bugtraq: 20111110 CORE-2011-0919: Apple OS X Sandbox Predefined Profiles Bypass (Google Search)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/520479/100/100/threaded
http://www.coresecurity.com/content/apple-osx-sandbox-bypass
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2008-7303
https://www.blackhat.com/presentations/bh-jp-08/bh-jp-08-Miller/BlackHat-Japan-08-Miller-Hacking-OSX.pdf
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