Apple Mac OS X Preferences System Login Restrictions Authentication Bypass Security Vulnerability

Apple Mac OS X is prone to an authentication-bypass vulnerability that affects the Preferences component.

An attacker can exploit this issue to gain unauthorized access to the affected computer. Succesful exploits may lead to other attacks.

NOTE: This issue was previously covered in BID 39020 (Apple Mac OS X APPLE-SA-2010-03-29-1 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities) but has been assigned its own record to better document it.


 

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