Apple Mac OS X sso_util command information disclosure
|macosx-ssoutil-information-disclosure (42725)||Low Risk|
Apple Mac OS X could allow a local attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by an error in the Single Sign-On sso_util command. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability using unknown attack vectors to obtain users, administrators, and KDC administration passwords.
Apply Security Update 2008-003, available from the Apple Web site. See References.
- Apple Web site: About the security content of Security Update 2008-003 / Mac OS X 10.5.3.
- BID-29412: RETIRED: Apple Mac OS X 2008-003 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
- BID-29520: Apple Mac OS X Single Sign-On 'sso_util' Local Information Disclosure Vulnerability
- CVE-2008-1578: The sso_util program in Single Sign-On in Apple Mac OS X before 10.5.3 places passwords on the command line, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information by listing the process.
- OSVDB ID: 45710: Apple Mac OS X sso_util Cleartext Password Local Disclosure
- SA30430: Apple Mac OS X Security Update Fixes Multiple Vulnerabilities
- SECTRACK ID: 1020142: Mac OS X Single Sign-On Discloses Passwords to Local Users
- Apple Mac OS X 10.4.11
- Apple Mac OS X 10.5
- Apple Mac OS X 10.5.1
- Apple Mac OS X 10.5.2
- Apple Mac OS X Server 10.4.11
- Apple Mac OS X Server 10.5
- Apple Mac OS X Server 10.5.1
- Apple Mac OS X Server 10.5.2
May 28, 2008
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