CVE-1999-1393

Current Description

Control Panel "Password Security" option for Apple Powerbooks allows attackers with physical access to the machine to bypass the security by booting it with an emergency startup disk and using a disk editor to modify the on/off toggle or password in the aaaaaaaAPWD file, which is normally inaccessible.

Basic Data

PublishedMay 21, 1999
Last ModifiedSeptember 05, 2008
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Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeNVD-CWE-Other
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorLOCAL
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score4.6
SeverityMEDIUM
Exploitability Score3.9
Impact Score6.4
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.

Configurations

  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3OSAppleMac Os8.5*******
    2.3OSAppleMac Os8.6*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Apple Mac Os 8.5, 8.6

References

NameSourceURLTags
http://freaky.staticusers.net/macsec/data/powerbooksecurity-data.htmlhttp://freaky.staticusers.net/macsec/data/powerbooksecurity-data.htmlMISCExploit Vendor Advisory
532http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/532BIDExploit Vendor Advisory