CVE-2009-2836

medium
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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.

References

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Nov/msg00000.html

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3937

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36956

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3184

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2009-11-10

Updated: 2009-11-17

Type: CWE-362

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 6.2

Vector: AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 1.9

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

View all (3 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
800795Mac OS X 10.6 < 10.6.2 Multiple VulnerabilitiesLog Correlation EngineOperating System Detection
high
5227Mac OS X 10.6 < 10.6.2 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorGeneric
critical
42434Mac OS X 10.6.x < 10.6.2 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
critical