Vulnerability Name:

CVE-1999-1393

Assigned:1999-05-21
Published:1999-05-21
Updated:2021-09-22
Summary: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.
CVSS v3 Severity:5.9 Medium (CCN CVSS v3.1 Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)
Exploitability Metrics:Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope:Scope (S): Unchanged
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): Low
Integrity (I): Low
Availibility (A): Low
CVSS v2 Severity:4.6 Medium (CVSS v2 Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Exploitability Metrics:Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (Au): None
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availibility (A): Partial
4.6 Medium (CCN CVSS v2 Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Exploitability Metrics:Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Athentication (Au): None
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availibility (A): Partial
Vulnerability Type:CWE-Other
References:Source: MITRE
Type: CNA
CVE-1999-1393

Source: MISC
Type: Exploit, Vendor Advisory
http://freaky.staticusers.net/macsec/data/powerbooksecurity-data.html

Source: BID
Type: Exploit, Vendor Advisory
532

Vulnerable Configuration:Configuration 1:
  • cpe:/o:apple:macos:8.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:macos:8.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

  • * Denotes that component is vulnerable
    BACK
    apple macos 8.6
    apple macos 8.5