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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Synaesthesia Vendors:   Harrison, Paul Francis
Synaesthesia Lets Local Users View Arbitrary Files
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1013206
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1013206
CVE Reference:   CVE-2005-0070   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 16 2005
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information

Version(s): 2.2 and prior versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in synaesthesia. A local user can read arbitrary files on the target system.

The software performs certain file operations in 'main.cc' and 'sound.cc' with elevated privileges. A local user can exploit this to view the contents of arbitrary files.

Erik Sjolund and Devin Carraway discovered this flaw.

Impact:   A local user can read arbitrary files on the target system.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.
Vendor URL:  www.logarithmic.net/pfh/Synaesthesia (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Feb 16 2005 (Debian Issues Fix) Synaesthesia Lets Local Users View Arbitrary Files
Debian has released a fix.



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