CVE-2018-4170

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Description

An issue was discovered in certain Apple products. macOS before 10.13.4 is affected. The issue involves the "Admin Framework" component. It allows local users to discover a password by listing a process and its arguments during sysadminctl execution.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/103582

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1040608

https://support.apple.com/HT208692

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-04-03

Updated: 2019-10-03

Type: CWE-522

Risk Information

CVSS v2

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

Base Score: 7.8

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

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: HIGH

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Tenable Plugins

View all (2 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
700515macOS 10.13.x < 10.13.4 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorOperating System Detection
critical
108786macOS 10.13.x < 10.13.4 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
critical