CVE-2017-7143

LOW

Description

An issue was discovered in certain Apple products. macOS before 10.13 is affected. The issue involves the "Captive Network Assistant" component. It allows remote attackers to discover cleartext passwords in opportunistic circumstances by sniffing the network during use of the captive portal browser, which has a UI error that can lead to cleartext transmission without the user's awareness.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100993

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039427

https://support.apple.com/HT208144

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-10-23

Updated: 2019-10-03

Type: CWE-319

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 2.1

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: LOW

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: MEDIUM