Palm Desktop on Mac OS X World Readable File Information Disclosure

2002-01-12T23:12:52
ID OSVDB:5372
Type osvdb
Reporter Victor Kruger(kruger_victor@hotmail.com)
Modified 2002-01-12T23:12:52

Description

Vulnerability Description

Palm Desktop for Mac OS X contains a flaw that may lead to an unauthorized information disclosure.  The issue is triggered when world-readable files are created during the HotSync process, which will disclose potentially sensitive information resulting in a loss of confidentiality.

Solution Description

Currently, there are no known upgrades, patches, or workarounds available to correct this issue.

Short Description

Palm Desktop for Mac OS X contains a flaw that may lead to an unauthorized information disclosure.  The issue is triggered when world-readable files are created during the HotSync process, which will disclose potentially sensitive information resulting in a loss of confidentiality.

References:

Security Tracker: 1003225 Mail List Post: http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2002-01/0158.html ISS X-Force ID: 7937 CVE-2002-0120 Bugtraq ID: 3863