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CVE-2009-2836 Detail

Current Description

Race condition in Login Window in Apple Mac OS X 10.6.x before 10.6.2, when at least one account has a blank password, allows attackers to bypass password authentication and obtain login access to an arbitrary account via unspecified vectors.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
NVD score not yet provided.

Evaluator Impact

Per: "This issue does not affect systems prior to Mac OS X v.10.6." "A user may log in to any account without supplying a password"

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Nov/msg00000.html Vendor Advisory
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3937 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36956 Patch
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3184

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-362 Concurrent Execution using Shared Resource with Improper Synchronization ('Race Condition') NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.6
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 cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.6.1
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.6
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.6.1
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-2836
NVD Published Date:
11/10/2009
NVD Last Modified:
11/17/2009