NSSecureTextField in AppKit in Apple Mac OS X 10.4.6 does not re-enable secure event input under certain circumstances, which could allow other applications in the window session to monitor input characters and keyboard events.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
This vulnerability is addressed in the following product release:
Apple, Mac OS X, 10.4.6 (2006-003)
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