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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2010.0974
SSRT100269 rev.1 - Palm webOS Camera Application, Unauthorized Write Access
                              28 October 2010

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:          Palm webOS Camera Application
Publisher:        Hewlett-Packard
Operating System: Mobile Device
Impact/Access:    Overwrite Arbitrary Files -- Existing Account
Resolution:       Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:        CVE-2010-4027  

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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN

Document ID: c02518539
Version: 1

HPSBMI02582 SSRT100269 rev.1 - Palm webOS Camera Application, Unauthorized Write Access

NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.

Release Date: 2010-10-26
Last Updated: 2010-10-26

Potential Security Impact: Unauthorized write access to the file system

Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team

VULNERABILITY SUMMARY
A potential security vulnerability has been identified with the webOS camera application. This vulnerability could be exploited by a local user on the device to overwrite arbitrary files on the filesystem.

References: CVE-2010-4027

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
Palm webOS 1.4.1

BACKGROUND

CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
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  Reference              Base Vector             Base Score
CVE-2010-4027    (AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:C/A:C)       6.2
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             Information on CVSS is documented
            in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002

The Hewlett-Packard Company thanks Chris Clark for reporting this vulnerability to webos-security@palm.com.

RESOLUTION

The vulnerability can be resolved by updating affected devices to webOS version 1.4.5 or subsequent. This update will be provided automatically from the wireless carrier.

PRODUCT SPECIFIC INFORMATION
None

HISTORY
Version:1 (rev.1) - 26 October 2010 Initial Release

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