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Prrivacy Vunerability Ifriends IFCAM96D
From: "Hotmail" <se_cur_ity () hotmail com>
Date: Sun, 23 Mar 2003 01:11:42 -0800

For the past year Ifriends.com ( WP Associates ) has known about a security compromise in its chathost software 
ifcam96d. The program is coded in such a way, and the structure of Ifriends.com Java/Browser based traction scheme that 
makes it possible to bypass all security measures and payment, alowing compromised viewing of private chathost 
sessions. I will briefly detail the problem, the compromize, and the resolve taken as of this posting. Ifcam96d is a 
software platform for dellivering private, live, pay per view adult content. Examining the ifcam.exe binary in Bintext 
or similar, reveals that the program is comprised of a combination of VB, Java and HTML code. Simply by examnining 
this, making a text copy of the binary and subsituting a file name present in a java class for a parameter in the 
applet tags, presents you with a crude but effictive viewer for these "private shows". With only the information for ip 
address and port of any operating ifcam setup, this allows you total view of the chathosts webcam video. This is a 
serious Privacy Violation in direct contrast to WP/Ifriends own statements at 
http://www.ifriends.net/experts/toursexcursions.htm and I quote ". It's called a "one-to-one" connection. And it 
guarantees privacy for both you and the customer. Nobody can snoop and watch for free." . Indeed it is a "one-to-one" 
connection and viewing is possible without the parent company aware that this is taking place. In Jan 2002 I personally 
retained a lawyer to contact WP accociates regarding a chathost(me), that had noticed prople were viewing thier cam 
although I was not logged into thier service, meerly having the software running. Thier reply at that date was "we are 
aware of the problem and there really nothing we can do for you, sorry" Further examination reveals embedded ip 
addresses that informs ifriends that the software is running even if not logged in, full unrestricted access to you 
video at any time, and the ability to send a "please return to your cam" announce ability. Finaly there is an 
undocumented access port 7903. Webpower Inc has been informed of a development of a proof of concept program, CamScam 
screenshot to fully exploit these flaws and to show the lack of privacy commitment of a very large internet company. 
They were offered the oportunity to have us develop this into an integrated part of their operation as it can be 
modified very easily to thier specifications and completly would remove the vunerability that exists. As of March 14 
4:25 pm Ifriends has released a new version of thier chathost software, addressing some of these issues while not 
completly curing the problem. As well.. Upon review of thier public and chathost forums, I see they have not taken the 
steps to inform thier members/hosts of the privacy issues discussed here. Full exploit info and discussion available, 
contact: morningwood () thepub co za Pro Active Security http://take.candyfrom.us http://mywood.kicks-ass.org/thcore/ 

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