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Category:   OS (UNIX)  >   Apple macOS/OS X Vendors:   Apple
Apple macOS/OS X Unspecified Flaw Lets Local Users View Keychain Passwords
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1039430
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1039430
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-7150   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Oct 5 2017
Original Entry Date:  Sep 26 2017
Impact:   Disclosure of authentication information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Apple macOS/OS X. A local user can obtain passwords on the target system.

A local user can run a specially crafted application to bypass access controls and obtain passwords and other content stored in the keychain.

The vendor has been notified.

A demonstration exploit video is available at:

https://player.vimeo.com/video/235313957

The original advisory is available at:

https://twitter.com/patrickwardle/status/912254053849079808

Patrick Wardle reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can obtain passwords and other content stored in the keychain on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The vendor advisory is available at:

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT208165

Vendor URL:  support.apple.com/en-us/HT208165 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified

Message History:   None.


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