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TUCoPS :: Unix :: General :: windd-1.htm

Windows Distributed Desktop - files left open after reboot are readable by next user of app



Vulnerability

    WinDD

Affected

    WinDD

Description

    "P.OS" found  following.   He noticed  a security  bug while using
    winDD 3.5 [Windows Distributed Desktop] from his unix account.  If
    the WinDD server is  rebooted while documents are  currently being
    worked on in  word/excel, the first  person to use  the word/excel
    program after the  machine reboots may  be able to  edit the files
    that were being worked on at the time of the reboot.

Solution

    Nothing yet.


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