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Safend Data Protector Agent Private Key Material in Log File


Safend Data Protector Agent leaves PKI private key material in a log file accessible by all users.

  • CVE number: CVE-2012-4767
  • Impact: Low
  • Vendor homepage:
  • Vendor notified: 11/09/2012
  • Vendor response: (updated 11/12/12) The private key is being used for inter-process communication on the machine, not for client-server communications.
  • Credit: Joseph Sheridan of ReactionIS

Affected Products

Safend Data (Client software) 3.4.5586.9772. Other versions may also be affected.


The private key data is in the securitylayer.log file in a directory called "logs.9772". This key could potentially be used to affect inter-process communication.


An attacker may be able to affect inter-process communication.


This issue will be fixed in the next release.

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