National Cyber Awareness System
Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2013-5187
Original release date:10/24/2013
The Screen Lock implementation in Apple Mac OS X before 10.9 does not immediately accept Keychain Status menu Lock Screen commands, and instead incorrectly relies on a certain timeout setting, which allows physically proximate attackers to obtain sensitive information by reading a screen that should have transitioned into the locked state.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type:Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
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