[SA15561] FUSE Exposure of Sensitive Information

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2005-06-03T00:00:00


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TITLE: FUSE Exposure of Sensitive Information


VERIFY ADVISORY: http://secunia.com/advisories/15561/

CRITICAL: Less critical

IMPACT: Exposure of sensitive information

WHERE: Local system

SOFTWARE: FUSE 2.x http://secunia.com/product/5204/

DESCRIPTION: A security issue has been reported in FUSE, which potentially can be exploited by malicious, local users to disclose sensitive information.

The problem is that certain memory content is not correctly cleared before being returned to users and may contain sensitive information.

SOLUTION: Update to version 2.3.0. http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=121684

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY: The vendor credits Sven Tantau.

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