CVE-2011-3435 - Credentials Management vulnerability in Apple MAC OS X and MAC OS X Server

Publication

2011-10-14

Last modification

2017-08-29

Summary

Open Directory in Apple Mac OS X 10.7 before 10.7.2 allows local users to read the password data of arbitrary users via unspecified vectors.

Description

Apple Mac OS X is prone to an information-disclosure vulnerability.A local attacker can exploit this issue to retrieve a local user's password from the vulnerable computer. Information obtained may aid in further attacks.Apple Mac OS X Lion 10.7 and 10.7.1 are vulnerable.NOTE: This issue was previously discussed in BID 50085 (Apple Mac OS X Prior to 10.7.2 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities) but has been given its own record to better document it.

Solution

Vendor updates are available. Please see the references for more information. Apple Mac OS X 10.7.1 Apple MacOSXUpd10.7.2.dmg http://www.apple.com/support/downloads/ Apple Mac OS X Server 10.7 Apple MacOSXServerUpdCombo10.7.2.dmg http://www.apple.com/support/downloads/ Apple Mac OS X Server 10.7.1 Apple MacOSXServerUpd10.7.2.dmg http://www.apple.com/support/downloads/ Apple Mac OS X 10.7 Apple MacOSXUpdCombo10.7.2.dmg http://www.apple.com/support/downloads/

Exploit

An attacker requires local interactive access to exploit.

Classification

CWE-255 - Credentials Management

Risk level (CVSS AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Low

2.1

Access Vector

  • Network
  • Adjacent Network
  • Local

Access Complexity

  • Low
  • Medium
  • High

Authentication

  • None
  • Single
  • Multiple

Confident. Impact

  • Complete
  • Partial
  • None

Integrity Impact

  • Complete
  • Partial
  • None

Affected Products

Vendor Product Versions
Apple MAC OS X  10.7.0 , 10.7.1
Apple MAC OS X Server  10.7.0 , 10.7.1