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CVE-2013-5189 Detail

Current Description

Apple Mac OS X before 10.9 does not preserve a certain administrative system-preferences setting across software updates, which allows context-dependent attackers to bypass intended access restrictions in opportunistic circumstances by leveraging an unintended security configuration after the completion of an update.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2013/Oct/msg00004.html Vendor Advisory

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:10.8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.8.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.8.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.8.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.8.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.8.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:*:supplemental_update:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
10.8.5


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-5189
NVD Published Date:
10/23/2013
NVD Last Modified:
10/24/2013