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CVE-2008-1578 Detail

Current Description

The sso_util program in Single Sign-On in Apple Mac OS X before 10.5.3 places passwords on the command line, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information by listing the process.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  06/02/2008      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-1578
Original release date:
06/02/2008
Last revised:
08/07/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
2.1 LOW
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008//May/msg00001.html Patch External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-05-28
http://securitytracker.com/id?1020142 External Source SECTRACK 1020142
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29412 External Source BID 29412
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29520 External Source BID 29520
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-150A.html Patch; US Government Resource External Source CERT TA08-150A
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1697 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-1697
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42725 External Source XF macosx-ssoutil-information-disclosure(42725)

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

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