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"Multiple Users" Control Panel in Mac OS 9 allows Normal users to gain Owner privileges by removing the Users & Groups Data File, which effectively removes the Owner password and allows the Normal user to log in as the Owner account without a password.
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Date Entry Created
20010201 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Proposed (20010202)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(1) Frech
NOOP(4) Christey, Cole, Wall, Ziese
Comments (Legacy)
 Christey> The following post claims that Apple fixed the problem.
   However, the web page is broken, and the new page requires
   user registration.
   BUGTRAQ:20010420 [FYI] Mac OS 9 Multiple Users weakness fixed (was: Mac OS 9 Multiple Users Control Panel Password Vulnerability)

Proposed (Legacy)
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