Xandros Desktop OS autorun -c could allow an attacker to view arbitrary files
|xandros-autorun-view-files (9211)||Medium Risk|
Xandros Desktop OS could allow a local attacker to view arbitrary files on the system, caused by a vulnerability in the autorun program. A local attacker could use the autorun -c option to view arbitrary files on the system, including portions of restricted files.
No remedy available as of May 1, 2013.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Tue May 28 2002 - 05:37:28 CDT: Xandros based linux autorun -c.
- Xandros Web site: Welcome to Xandros.
- BID-4884: Autorun Arbitrary File Read Vulnerability
- CVE-2002-0915: autorun in Xandros based Linux distributions allows local users to read the first line of arbitrary files via the -c parameter, which causes autorun to print the first line of the file.
- OSVDB ID: 14458: Xandros Desktop OS autorun -c Parameter Arbitrary File Segment Access
- Xandros Corporation Xandros Desktop OS 1.0
May 28, 2002
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