evil little dictionary

From: Pavel Machek <pavel@ucw.cz>
To: Bugtraq mailing list <bugtraq@securityfocus.com>
Subject: evil little dictionary

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

-- 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

stardict recommends no packages.

stardict suggests no packages.

-- no debconf information

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