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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Xsan Vendors:   Apple
Xsan May Display the User's Password
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1022904
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1022904
CVE Reference:   CVE-2009-2201   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Sep 14 2009
Impact:   Disclosure of authentication information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Xsan. A physically local user may be able to view the target user's password.

When screensharing via the Xsan Admin application, a physically local user viewing the target user's display may be able to view the target user's password in an error dialog.

Ben Greisler of Kadimac Corp Macintosh Integrators reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A physically local user may be able to view the target user's password.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (2.2), available at:

http://www.apple.com/support/downloads/

For Mac OS X v10.5.8
The download file is named: XsanAdminUpdateLeopard.dmg
Its SHA-1 digest is: 1338995f77de6f6223a58c685b8e998c2bca8cb3

For Mac OS X v10.6 or later
The download file is named: XsanAdminUpdateSnowLeo.dmg
Its SHA-1 digest is: 65bb78ea875af4cdecdab1a029b3209018fa7e46

The vendor's advisory will be available at:

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1222

Vendor URL:  www.apple.com/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (macOS/OS X)
Underlying OS Comments:  10.5.8 - 10.6.1

Message History:   None.


 Source Message Contents

Subject:  APPLE-SA-2009-09-14-1 Xsan 2.2

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Hash: SHA1

APPLE-SA-2009-09-14-1 Xsan 2.2

Xsan 2.2 is now available and addresses the following:

Xsan
CVE-ID:  CVE-2009-2201
Available for:  Mac OS X v10.5.8, Mac OS X v10.6 or later
Mac OS X Server v10.5.8 or later
Impact:  When screensharing via the Xsan Admin application, another
person viewing the display may see the user's name and password
Description:  Screensharing via the Xsan Admin application could
present an error dialog containing the user's name and password. A
person who can view the user's display could see the user's
credentials in cleartext. The issue is addressed by not embedding
credentials in the connection URL. This issue affects only Xsan
Admin, and not Xsan Filesystem. Credit to Ben Greisler of Kadimac
Corp Macintosh Integrators for reporting this issue.


Xsan 2.2 may be obtained from:
http://www.apple.com/support/downloads/

For Mac OS X v10.5.8
The download file is named: XsanAdminUpdateLeopard.dmg
Its SHA-1 digest is: 1338995f77de6f6223a58c685b8e998c2bca8cb3

For Mac OS X v10.6 or later
The download file is named: XsanAdminUpdateSnowLeo.dmg
Its SHA-1 digest is: 65bb78ea875af4cdecdab1a029b3209018fa7e46

Information will also be posted to the Apple Security Updates
web site: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1222

This message is signed with Apple's Product Security PGP key,
and details are available at:
https://www.apple.com/support/security/pgp/

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