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Category:   Application (Game)  >   Xsok Vendors:   Xsok
Xsok Lets Local Users Gain 'games' Group Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1008575
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1008575
CVE Reference:   CVE-2003-0949   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jan 20 2004
Original Entry Date:  Dec 30 2003
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via local system, User access via local system

Version(s): 1.02
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in the Xsok game. A local user can execute commands with elevated privileges.

Debian reported a flaw in 'xfopen.c' that allows a local user to execute arbitrary commands with 'games' group privileges.

Steve Kemp is credited with discovery.

Impact:   A local user can gain 'games' group privileges.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.
Vendor URL:  linux.maruhn.com/sec/xsok.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Dec 30 2003 (Debian Issues Fix) Xsok Lets Local Users Gain 'games' Group Privileges
Debian has released a fix.



 Source Message Contents

Subject:  xsok


Debian reported a vulnerability in 'xsok'.  According to the report, a local user can 
execute arbitrary commands with 'games' group privileges.

Steve Kemp is credited with discovery.

CVE:  CAN-2003-0949




 
 


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