Piriform CCleaner up to 5.02.5101 File information disclosure

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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, was found in Piriform CCleaner up to 5.02.5101. This affects an unknown function. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability (File). CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-200. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality. The summary by CVE is:

Piriform CCleaner through 5.02.5101 writes the filenames to disk when overwriting files, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information by searching unallocated disk space.

The weakness was published 05/20/2015 with KoreLogic Security (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at securityfocus.com. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2015-3999 since 05/15/2015. Attacking locally is a requirement. The successful exploitation requires a authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 74714) and Vulnerability Center (SBV-51755).




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Name: File
Class: Information disclosure / File
CWE: CWE-200
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Advisory: securityfocus.com
Organization: KoreLogic Security
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2015-3999 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 74714 - Piriform CCleaner CVE-2015-3999 Arbitrary File Overwrite Vulnerability
Vulnerability Center: 51755 - Piriform CCleaner - 5.02.5101 Local Information Disclosure by Unallocated Disk Space Search, Low


Created: 05/21/2015 10:17 AM
Updated: 09/11/2017 08:46 AM
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