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OS X update for Note (CVE-2012-2143)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
07/05/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/28/2015
Modified
08/28/2015

Description

The crypt_des (aka DES-based crypt) function in FreeBSD before 9.0-RELEASE-p2, as used in PHP, PostgreSQL, and other products, does not process the complete cleartext password if this password contains a 0x80 character, which makes it easier for context-dependent attackers to obtain access via an authentication attempt with an initial substring of the intended password, as demonstrated by a Unicode password.

Solution(s)

  • apple-osx-security-update-2012-004
  • apple-osx-upgrade-10_7_5
  • apple-osx-upgrade-10_8_2

References

  • apple-osx-security-update-2012-004
  • apple-osx-upgrade-10_7_5
  • apple-osx-upgrade-10_8_2

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