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CAU-2008-0001: Slowly Closing Door Race Condition

April 1, 2008

Today we have a new advisory for you, CAU-2008-0001, the Slowly Closing Door Race Condition:

http://www.caughq.org/advisories/CAU-2008-0001.txt

EDIT (04/02/2008):  April Fools!!!

CAU-2007-0001: Window Transparency Information Disclosure

April 1, 2007

An information disclosure attack can be launched against buildings that make use of windows made of glass or other transparent materials by observing externally-facing information through the window.

http://www.caughq.org/advisories/CAU-2007-0001.txt

CAU-2005-0001: Chat Service Users – “Oops! Wrong Window” Information Disclosure

April 1, 2005

A potential information disclosure vulnerability exists with all users
of chat services. When users do not adequately pay attention to which
window or application has focus on their workstation, they may
inadvertently type sensitive information like passwords or personal
information into the chat service.

http://www.caughq.org/advisories/CAU-2005-0001.txt

CAU-2004-0001: Mutliple Screensaver – Information Disclosure

April 1, 2004

An information disclosure vulnerability exists with some popular screensavers. Screensavers that use snapshots of the underlying desktop may reveal sensitive information if the screensaver is intended to lock a user’s workstation while they are away.

http://www.caughq.org/advisories/CAU-2004-0001.txt