OSVDB ID: 70848

Title: stunnel CLOEXEC File Descriptor Leak Information Disclosure

Info

Disclosure

Feb 05, 2011

Discovery

Unknown

Dates

Exploit

Unknown

Solution

Feb 05, 2011

Description

stunnel contains a flaw that may lead to an unauthorized information disclosure.  The issue is triggered when a race condition occurs within the handling of file descriptors in combination with FD_CLOEXEC, which will disclose privileged file descriptors to a local attacker.

Classification

Location: Local Access Required
Attack Type: Race Condition
Impact: Loss of Confidentiality
Solution: Upgrade
Exploit: Exploit Unknown
Disclosure: Vendor Verified
OSVDB: Security Software

Solution

Upgrade to version 4.35 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

Michal Trojnara

stunnel

4.34

References

Credit

Unknown or Incomplete



Direct URL: http://osvdb.org/70848