Tiny Personal Firewall popup alert allows attacker to gain access

tinyfw-popup-gain-access (8324) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Tiny Personal Firewall could allow an attacker to gain unauthorized access to the system. If an attacker has local access to a system running Tiny Personal Firewall, the attacker can initiate a popup alert message by scanning the system and choose "permit" to allow unauthorized access. Even if the system is locked, the popup alert message would still be displayed.


Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Disable the popup alert message by unchecking the "learning" mode option.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Tiny Software Tiny Personal Firewall 2.0.15a

Reported:

Feb 28, 2002

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