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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

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

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name Patch External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-05-28 External Source SECTRACK 1020142 External Source BID 29412 External Source BID 29520 Patch; US Government Resource External Source CERT TA08-150A Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-1697 External Source XF macosx-ssoutil-information-disclosure(42725)

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

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