Upstream information

CVE-2006-2427 at MITRE

Description

freshclam in (1) Clam Antivirus (ClamAV) 0.88 and (2) ClamXav 1.0.3h and earlier does not drop privileges before processing the config-file command line option, which allows local users to read portions of arbitrary files when an error message displays the first line of the target file.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.2
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 175973 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

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