CVE-ID

CVE-1999-1393

• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Description
Control Panel "Password Security" option for Apple Powerbooks allows attackers with physical access to the machine to bypass the security by booting it with an emergency startup disk and using a disk editor to modify the on/off toggle or password in the aaaaaaaAPWD file, which is normally inaccessible.
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Date Entry Created
20010831 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 (20010912)
Votes (Legacy)
NOOP(3) Cole, Foat, Wall
REVIEWING(1) Frech
Comments (Legacy)
 Frech> (Task 2285)

Proposed (Legacy)
20010912
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