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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor


Severity Medium
Score 4.9/10


slapconfig in Directory Services in Apple Mac OS X 10.5 through 10.5.4 allows local users to select a readable output file into which the server password will be written by an OpenLDAP system administrator, related to the mkfifo function, aka an "insecure file operation issue."

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CWE-200 - Information Exposure

An information exposure vulnerability is categorized as an information flow (IF) weakness, which can potentially allow unauthorized access to otherwise classified information in the application, such as confidential personal information (demographics, financials, health records, etc.), business secrets, and the application's internal environment.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published