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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor


Severity Low
Score 2.1/10


App Store in Apple Mac OS X before 10.6.8 creates a log entry containing a user's AppleID password, which might allow local users to obtain sensitive information by reading a log file, as demonstrated by a log file that has non-default permissions.

  • LOW
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • NONE

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