efax -d command line option could allow an attacker to read arbitrary files
|efax-d-read-files (7921)||Medium Risk|
efax could allow a local attacker to read arbitrary files on the system. A local attacker could use the -d command line option to read arbitrary files on the system as euid of efax. If efax is installed suid root, an attacker can use this vulnerability to read arbitrary root-owned files.
No remedy available as of May 1, 2013.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Wed Jan 16 2002 - 03:55:27 CST: Re: efax.
- efax Web site: efax.
- BID-3895: EFax Arbitrary File Reading Vulnerability
- CVE-2002-0129: efax 0.9 and earlier, when installed setuid root, allows local users to read arbitrary files via the -d option, which prints the contents of the file in a warning message.
- OSVDB ID: 12311: efax -d Parameter Arbitrary File Access
- eFax efax 0.8a
- eFax efax 0.9
- eFax efax 0.9a
Jan 16, 2002
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