1882 : Apple Mac OS X Insecure Default Desktop Folder Permissions
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This vulnerability has been flagged as being a Myth/Fake.


Disclosure Date


It was reported that early/beta versions of Mac OS X created each user's Desktop folder with world-readable and world-writable permissions by default. After further testing by the security community, this was demonstrated to be untrue.


Location: Local Access Required
Attack Type: Misconfiguration
Impact: Loss of Confidentiality
Solution: None Required
OSVDB: Myth / Fake


The reported vulnerability has been determined to be incorrect. No solution is required.


Apple Inc.
Mac OS X



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CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 3.6
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2003-12-31 | Disagree?

Access_vector_0 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_1 Integrity_impact_1 Availability_impact_0


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