The permissions for the /dev/audio device on Solaris 2.2 and earlier, and SunOS 4.1.x, allow any local user to read from the device, which could be used by an attacker to monitor conversations happening near a machine that has a microphone.

Technical Details

CVSSv2 Score:




Published Date:

Friday 1st of October 1993

Modified Date:

Tuesday 30th of October 2018

CVSSv2 Score:
  • Access Vector: Local
  • Access Complexity: Low
  • Authentication Required: None
  • Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  • Integrity Impact: None
  • Availability Impact: None
Common Platform Enumeration (CPE) Affected: Common Platform Enumeration (CPE) List:

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