About the security content of Apple Remote Desktop 3.7

This document describes the security content of Apple Remote Desktop 3.7.

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Apple Remote Desktop 3.7

  • Apple Remote Desktop

    Available for: Apple Remote Desktop 3.0 or later

    Impact: A warning about use of VNC without encryption may not appear

    Description: If a third-party VNC server reported certain authentication types, Remote Desktop may have used password authentication but not warned that the connection would be unencrypted. This issue was addressed through improved handling of authentication types.


    CVE-2013-5136 : Mark S. C. Smith studying at Central Connecticut State University

  • Apple Remote Desktop

    Available for: Apple Remote Desktop 3.0 or later

    Impact: A remote attacker may be able to cause arbitrary code execution

    Description: A format string vulnerability existed in Remote Desktop's handling of the VNC username.


    CVE-2013-5135 : SilentSignal working with iDefense VCP

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