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CVE-1999-1077

Severity Medium
Score 4.6/10

Summary

Idle locking function in MacOS 9 allows local attackers to bypass the password protection of idled sessions via the programmer's switch or CMD-PWR keyboard sequence, which brings up a debugger that the attacker can use to disable the lock.

  • LOW
  • LOCAL
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL
  • PARTIAL
  • PARTIAL

References

Advisory Timeline

  • Published