Apple Open Firmware 4.1.7/4.1.8 Insecure Password Vulnerability

2001-08-15T00:00:00
ID EDB-ID:21070
Type exploitdb
Reporter Macintosh Security
Modified 2001-08-15T00:00:00

Description

Apple Open Firmware 4.1.7/4.1.8 Insecure Password Vulnerability. Local exploit for osx platform

                                        
                                            source: http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/3186/info

A user who has set an Open Firmware password on their Apple system believes it to be safe when powered down. There is a tool that any user with access to the Finder can run in order to reveal the Open Firmware password without any decryption.

https://github.com/offensive-security/exploit-database-bin-sploits/raw/master/sploits/21070.sit