29270 : Apple Mac OS X LoginWindow Arbitrary Kerberos Ticket Disclosure
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2006-09-27

Description

Mac OS X contains a flaw that may allow a malicious local user to access the Kerberos ticket of another user. The issue is triggered when a user unsuccessfully attempts to log in to a network account via loginwindow, and the Kerberos ticket is not destroyed. It is possible that the flaw may allow arbitrary access to credentials resulting in a loss of confidentiality.

Classification

Location: Local Access Required
Attack Type: Authentication Management, Cryptographic
Impact: Loss of Confidentiality
Exploit: Exploit Unknown
Disclosure: Vendor Verified

Solution

Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, Apple has released a patch to address this vulnerability.

Products

Apple Inc.
Mac OS X
10.4
10.4.1
10.4.2
10.4.3
10.4.4
10.4.5
10.4.6
10.4.7

References

Tools & Filters

22476 22479
3757

Credit

  • Patrick Gallagher - Digital Peaks Corporation

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 4.6
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2006-10-03 | Disagree?

Access_vector_0 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_1 Integrity_impact_1 Availability_impact_1

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