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Overview

Vulnerability Score 4.6 4.6
CVE Id CVE-2003-0518
Last Modified 10 Sep 2008 03:19:29
Published 18 Aug 2003 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2003-0518

Summary

The screen saver in MacOS X allows users with physical access to cause the screen saver to crash and gain access to the underlying session via a large number of characters in the password field, possibly triggering a buffer overflow.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.2

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.2.1

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.2.2

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.2.3

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.2.4

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.2.5

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.2.6

  • Apple Mac Os X Server 10.2

  • Apple Mac Os X Server 10.2.1

  • Apple Mac Os X Server 10.2.2

  • Apple Mac Os X Server 10.2.3

  • Apple Mac Os X Server 10.2.4

  • Apple Mac Os X Server 10.2.5

  • Apple Mac Os X Server 10.2.6


References

BUGTRAQ - 20030715 FIXED: MacOSX - crash screensaver locked with password and get thedesktop back

CONFIRM - http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=120232

BUGTRAQ - 20030704 MacOSX - crash screensaver locked with password and get the desktop back


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:37:56