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CVE-2009-2260 Detail

Description

stardict 3.0.1, when Enable Net Dict is configured, sends the contents of the clipboard to a dictionary server, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information by sniffing the network.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  06/30/2009

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-2260
Original release date:
06/30/2009
Last revised:
06/13/2010
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (07/01/2009)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of stardict as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=534731 External Source MISC http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=534731
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/504583 External Source BUGTRAQ 20090626 evil little dictionary
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2010-January/msg00121.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2010-0012

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:stardict:stardict:3.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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