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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.812402
Category:Mac OS X Local Security Checks
Title:Apple MacOSX Security Updates(HT208331)-03
Summary:Apple Mac OS X is prone to a privilege escalation vulnerability.
Description:Summary:
Apple Mac OS X is prone to a privilege escalation vulnerability.

Vulnerability Insight:
The flaw exists due to a permissions
issue in the handling of screen sharing sessions.

Vulnerability Impact:
Successful exploitation will allow remote
attackers to access any file readable by root.

Affected Software/OS:
Apple Mac OS X versions 10.13.x through 10.13.1 and
10.12.x through 10.12.6

Solution:
For Apple Mac OS X version 10.13.x before
10.13.2 update to 10.13.2 and for versions 10.12.x through 10.11.6 apply the
appropriate security patch described in the references.

CVSS Score:
6.8

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:N/A:N

Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 101637
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-7158
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