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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.805555
Category:Mac OS X Local Security Checks
Title:Microsoft Silverlight Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability (3058985) (Mac OS X)
Summary:This host is missing an important security; update according to Microsoft Bulletin MS15-049.
Description:Summary:
This host is missing an important security
update according to Microsoft Bulletin MS15-049.

Vulnerability Insight:
The flaw exists as the Silverlight improperly
allows applications that are intended to run at a low integrity level (very
limited permissions) to be executed at a medium integrity level (permissions of
the current user) or higher.

Vulnerability Impact:
Successful exploitation will allow an attacker
to execute arbitrary code with the same or higher level of permissions as the
currently logged on user.

Affected Software/OS:
Microsoft Silverlight version 5 on Mac OS X.

Solution:
The vendor has released updates. Please see the references for more information.

CVSS Score:
9.3

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

Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 74503
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-1715
Microsoft Security Bulletin: MS15-049
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2015/ms15-049
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1032298
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2015 Greenbone Networks GmbH

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