National Cyber Awareness System
Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2013-5189
Original release date:10/24/2013
Apple Mac OS X before 10.9 does not preserve a certain administrative system-preferences setting across software updates, which allows context-dependent attackers to bypass intended access restrictions in opportunistic circumstances by leveraging an unintended security configuration after the completion of an update.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type:Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification
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External Source: APPLE
- Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)