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Category:   Application (Game)  >   Xsok Vendors:   Xsok
(Debian Issues Fix) Xsok Lets Local Users Gain 'games' Group Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1008576
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1008576
CVE Reference:   CVE-2003-0949   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 30 2003
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via local system, User access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

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:   Debian has released a fix for the stable distribution (woody) in version 1.02-9woody2 and for the unstable distribution (sid) in version 1.02-11.

Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias woody:

Source archives:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xsok/xsok_1.02-9woody2.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 575 5e3f7f8513b7fb3e8fa1ebfa56a2b4bc
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xsok/xsok_1.02-9woody2.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 5616 6c17b1f0201f583c770b42334be33cb4
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xsok/xsok_1.02.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 114085 f961b329e6577ebefcaa0acece9c94c8

Alpha architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xsok/xsok_1.02-9woody2_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 69860 45a8699a82fb7da43a4ca28f9579fb62

ARM architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xsok/xsok_1.02-9woody2_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 64018 0f2ac33af74901cd52d31cb23e2b5b4f

Intel IA-32 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xsok/xsok_1.02-9woody2_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 61822 35ede5adbfbdad30eb7ecdc1137f5f33

Intel IA-64 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xsok/xsok_1.02-9woody2_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 79138 5ff4f9683dce6582219d4907c3f3bc5c

HP Precision architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xsok/xsok_1.02-9woody2_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 68178 fa756bb317a7162ac9df2a0b0576ee9a

Motorola 680x0 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xsok/xsok_1.02-9woody2_m68k.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 61204 6b32053cc307b3c9bfe4b3036fcab30f

Big endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xsok/xsok_1.02-9woody2_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 68402 b23adc954aaf6a23ac3e118d9c4150b6

Little endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xsok/xsok_1.02-9woody2_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 68338 061b40e0768f906db728cf9d3b8574e6

PowerPC architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xsok/xsok_1.02-9woody2_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 64626 6f95af173c40cc7e2d00501d80c0e308

IBM S/390 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xsok/xsok_1.02-9woody2_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 64706 42386e9b13539154f214a20c464b9988

Sun Sparc architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xsok/xsok_1.02-9woody2_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 66278 4d061f87360819298c481eb17dd43881

Vendor URL:  linux.maruhn.com/sec/xsok.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Debian)
Underlying OS Comments:  3.0

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Dec 30 2003 Xsok Lets Local Users Gain 'games' Group Privileges



 Source Message Contents

Subject:  [SECURITY] [DSA 405-1] New xsok packages fix local group games exploit


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Debian Security Advisory DSA 405-1                     security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                             Martin Schulze
December 30th, 2003                     http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : xsok
Vulnerability  : missing privelige release
Problem-Type   : local
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CAN-2003-0949

Steve Kemp discovered a problem in xsok, a single player strategy game
for X11, related to the Sokoban game, which leads a user to execute
arbitrary commands under the GID of games.

For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.02-9woody2.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.02-11.

We recommend that you upgrade your xsok package.


Upgrade Instructions
- --------------------

wget url
        will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
        will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given below:

apt-get update
        will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
        will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.


Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias woody
- --------------------------------

  Source archives:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xsok/xsok_1.02-9woody2.dsc
      Size/MD5 checksum:      575 5e3f7f8513b7fb3e8fa1ebfa56a2b4bc
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xsok/xsok_1.02-9woody2.diff.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:     5616 6c17b1f0201f583c770b42334be33cb4
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xsok/xsok_1.02.orig.tar.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:   114085 f961b329e6577ebefcaa0acece9c94c8

  Alpha architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xsok/xsok_1.02-9woody2_alpha.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    69860 45a8699a82fb7da43a4ca28f9579fb62

  ARM architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xsok/xsok_1.02-9woody2_arm.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    64018 0f2ac33af74901cd52d31cb23e2b5b4f

  Intel IA-32 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xsok/xsok_1.02-9woody2_i386.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    61822 35ede5adbfbdad30eb7ecdc1137f5f33

  Intel IA-64 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xsok/xsok_1.02-9woody2_ia64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    79138 5ff4f9683dce6582219d4907c3f3bc5c

  HP Precision architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xsok/xsok_1.02-9woody2_hppa.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    68178 fa756bb317a7162ac9df2a0b0576ee9a

  Motorola 680x0 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xsok/xsok_1.02-9woody2_m68k.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    61204 6b32053cc307b3c9bfe4b3036fcab30f

  Big endian MIPS architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xsok/xsok_1.02-9woody2_mips.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    68402 b23adc954aaf6a23ac3e118d9c4150b6

  Little endian MIPS architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xsok/xsok_1.02-9woody2_mipsel.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    68338 061b40e0768f906db728cf9d3b8574e6

  PowerPC architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xsok/xsok_1.02-9woody2_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    64626 6f95af173c40cc7e2d00501d80c0e308

  IBM S/390 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xsok/xsok_1.02-9woody2_s390.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    64706 42386e9b13539154f214a20c464b9988

  Sun Sparc architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xsok/xsok_1.02-9woody2_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    66278 4d061f87360819298c481eb17dd43881


  These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
  its next revision.

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For apt-get: deb http://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
Package info: `apt-cache show <pkg>' and http://packages.debian.org/<pkg>

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