78814 : Apple Mac OS X Time Machine Component Remote Volume Spoofing Backup Disclosure
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2012-02-01

Description

Mac OS X contains a flaw that may lead to an unauthorized information disclosure. The issue is due to the Time Machine component not verifying that a remote AFP volume or Time Capsule is used for subsequent backups, which may disclose backups to a remote attacker by spoofing a remote volume.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access
Impact: Loss of Confidentiality
Solution: Patch / RCS, Upgrade
Exploit: Exploit Private
Disclosure: Vendor Verified, Coordinated Disclosure

Solution

Upgrade to version 10.7.3 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. In addition, Apple has released a patch for some older versions.

Products

Apple Inc.
Mac OS X Lion
10.7.1
10.7.2
10.7
Mac OS X Lion Server
10.7.1
10.7.2
10.7

References

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 5.0
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2012-02-03 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_1 Integrity_impact_0 Availability_impact_0

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