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Vulnerability Score 2.1 2.1
CVE Id CVE-2004-0622
Last Modified 28 Dec 2010 12:00:00
Published 06 Dec 2004 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



Apple Mac OS X 10.3.4, 10.4, 10.5, and possibly other versions does not properly clear memory for login (aka, Keychain, or FileVault passwords, which could allow the root user or an attacker with physical access to obtain sensitive information by reading memory.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.3.4

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.4

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.5


XF - macos-memory-view-passwords(16557)

BUGTRAQ - 20080229 Re: and Mac OS X

BUGTRAQ - 20080228 and Mac OS X

BUGTRAQ - 20040625 Mac OS X stores login/Keychain/FileVault passwords on disk


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:38:40