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CVE-2010-0512 Detail

Current Description

The Accounts Preferences implementation in Apple Mac OS X 10.6 before 10.6.3, when a network account server is used, does not support Login Window access control that is based solely on group membership, which allows attackers to bypass intended access restrictions by entering login credentials.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

Evaluator Impact

Per: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4077 'This issue only affects systems configured to use a network account server, and does not affect systems prior to Mac OS X v10.6.'

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Mar/msg00001.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4077 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/39153

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls (CWE-264)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-0512
NVD Published Date:
03/30/2010
NVD Last Modified:
05/21/2010