MySQL Manager in Apple Mac OS X 10.3.9 and 10.4.6, when setting up a new MySQL database server, does not use the "New MySQL root password" that is provided, which causes the MySQL root password to be blank and allows local users to gain full privileges to that database.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service
This vulnerability is addressed in the following product release:
Apple, Mac OS X, 10.4.6 (2006-003)
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