A vulnerability has been reported in swfdec, which can be exploited by malicious people to disclose sensitive information.
The vulnerability is caused due to swfdec not properly restricting untrusted sandboxes from reading local files, which can be exploited to disclose the content of arbitrary local files by e.g. tricking a user into visiting a malicious website.
The vulnerability is reported in versions prior to 0.6.4.
Solution: Update to version 0.6.4.
Provided and/or discovered by: Reported by the vendor.
Original Advisory: http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/swfdec/2008-April/001321.html
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Subject: swfdec Untrusted Sandboxes Local File Disclosure Vulnerability
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