BugTraq
evil little dictionary Jun 26 2009 06:24PM
Pavel Machek (pavel ucw cz)
Subject: stardict broadcasts clipboard context over network
Package: stardict
Version: 3.0.1-4.1
Justification: user security hole
Severity: grave
Tags: security

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In default config "enable net dict" is selected, it attempts to grab
clipboard and sends it over network... Unfortunately, not nearly all
data in clipboard are meant for translation, and some may be pretty
sensitive.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
APT prefers testing
APT policy: (500, 'testing')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.30 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=cs_CZ (charmap=ISO-8859-2)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages stardict depends on:
ii stardict-gnome 3.0.1-4.1 International dictionary
for GNOME

stardict recommends no packages.

stardict suggests no packages.

-- no debconf information

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